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WW1: A Turning Point in History

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Transcript of WW1: A Turning Point in History

Trenches-WWI
As World War 1 approached they only had one way to fight, using trenches.
trench foot.
disease was running rapid through many soldiers.
shipped more supplies and more soldiers and help from other countries.
Allies forcefully take the lead.
Blitzkrieg-WW2
Blitzkrieg is most commonly referred to as lightning war.
It is called this because of how fast Hitler immobilized his troops and how quickly the World War 2 started.
Germany, instead of using trenches like in World War 1, they used tanks, planes, and artillery. They wanted to get a big enough lead as fast as they could.
The blitzkrieg tactic worked against countries such as Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxemburg, France, Yugoslavia, and Greece. It did not work against Great Britain.
WW2-Bombs, Fighting in the Air, Aerial Raids
Planes become essential to the war effort
-Battle of Britain
Campaigns
-Atomic Bombs
-London and Berlin
Artillery
Turning Point in History: Revolution in Technology
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Peri Sheerin
Lauryn Pavlus
Tre'on Taylor

Artillery in World War I was required for battled field success. Fire Arms shooting accurately without having to reload which resulted into Trench warfare. Artillery was used to counter that war strategy . Shooting the shells farther and also a bigger explosion and the men in the trenches are no longer safe, constantly being fired upon. such as a line of trenches, each firing several rounds per minute lasting for hours. Artillery shells were also used for gas release.
WWI- Bombs, Fighting in the air, Aerial raids
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World War I
During this war, there was not much advances in transportation due to the lack of new technological developments. Armies used old ways of transporting. For example horses, cars, and small
air crafts.
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Transportation
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World War II
Rapid advances in technology caused new ways of transportation to be created. The most used was aircrafts. With new technology, they were able to create planes that were fast with the ability to transport anything from atomic bombs to supplies packages.
Works Cited
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Transportation was a crucial part in winning the war. With the help of technology advantages, they could create new machinery to defeat the enemies
more effectively.
World War I Tanks
YouTube American Heroes Channel
YouTube Slimaks Class Channel
YouTube Archive Footage Channel
History net- http://www.historynet.com/world-war-i-american-expeditionary-forces-get-motorized-transportation.htm
Military Factory- http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/ww2-transport-aircraft.asp
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/aircraft_world_war_one.htm
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_i/aviation_and_aircraft_of_ww1.php
http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/ww1-bomber-aircraft.asp
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World War II Transportation
Reconnaissance to Fighters and Bombers
Dogfights
-Machine Guns/ Interuptors
Aerial Raids
-Crude Bombing
-Bombers
British
French
German
American
Italian
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YouTube thedakon Channel
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki
http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/WW1-Aerial-reconnaissance_Photography
http://worldwar2.org.uk/ww2-planes
YouTube Loudon Maverick Channel
http://www.histomil.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=691&start=30
http://www.onlinemilitaryeducation.org/posts/10-most-devastating-bombing-campaigns-of-wwii/
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Technology advancements played a crucial role in World War I and World War II. In the addition to the urgent efforts that propelled the development of the atomic bomb to help end the war, many innovations and inventions arose from the military's continuous need to combat and gain the advantage over the enemy. The majority of the major developments were in the following categories: artillery, warfare techniques, transportation, and aerial combat.
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