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Periscopes in the civil war

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Tavia Hrabovsky

on 7 May 2013

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli By Gabi Bernard Periscopes In The Civil War Periscope Images What Periscope Means Periscope comes from the greek words Peril,which means around, and scopus, which means to look. The Creation of Periscopes Periscopes were created by Thomas Doughty, a naval officer in the Union on his gunship, the USS Osage.People on the ship couldn't see the high banks of the Louisiana Red River out of the peepholes, but couldn't risk going on deck, because they could be shot or killed. Thomas created the periscope, which was useful for soldiers to see outside their trench but not be shot. Periscope Meaning A Periscope is an object containing lenses or mirrors that helps people get a view that is blocked (or in the civil war, it helps people get a view that puts them in a dangerous position or place. Pericopes In The Civil
War Diagram Uses
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