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Trench Warfare And The War

- The first world war was defined by the heavy use of trench warfare, as the decorated soldier and writer Segfried Sassoon observed, “the war was mainly a matter of holes and ditches” (the great war, modern memory). Trench warfare was primarily utilized due for protection from opponent small arms fire and shelter from artillery, they kept soldiers on both sides safer and reduced casualties. Despite these benefits and many more, various primary and secondary sources can be used to question their efficacy....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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The Horrors Of Trench Warfare

- By late autumn of 1914, the western front had become the main battle ground splitting Europe in half extending from France to Belgium. This is the view that many soldiers like Franz Franke had seen until it became their eventual resting place. Franz Franke was a, “medical student from Berlin,” (Lualdi, 227) whose letter written in the first months of battle discusses the horrors of trench warfare as a, “living hell of shells and corpses,” (Lauldi, 227). The defining feature of the first world war in the West was this prison of immobility and stalemate....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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World War I : Trench Warfare

- World War I: Trench Warfare In the early twentieth century, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist, which in turned pulled in several countries into dispute, thus igniting the beginning of World War I. There were two parties involved, one which was the Triple Alliance, consisting of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy, and the other was the Triple Entente, made up of Britain, France, and Russia. This war was one that was never fought before due to great advances in weaponry and war strategies that were utilized, on a scale that was never seen before....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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The Ethical Choice Of The Trench Box

- The perception of pressure to complete a task can immense for leaders from time to time. If all decisions were made in a vacuum, one would never find it difficult to make the ethical choice. A person’s ethics are put to test when pressure is high and he/she is faced with problem that can be corrected either ethically or unethically. Leaders must be prepared for these problems to ensure they will conduct their business ethically. There is much to be learned from the scenario featuring Jerry Stevens....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Risk, Decision making]

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Trench Warfare: Hell on Earth

- The Great War, fueled by the excessive pride of each country, devastated the world. Each side felt superior to the other and would not stop until it emerged as the victor. These countries altered the style of fighting from a primitive face-to-face combat to systematic style of battle through trenches. To adapt to this style, countries developed new weapons and tactics to prevail over their enemies. But, the war simply remained a draw. Trench warfare prolonged World War I by a causing a bloody stalemate where millions died from modern weapons and horrid living conditions....   [tags: Military History ]

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The Xenophyophores Found in Mariana Trench

- Xenophyophores Deep sea is the largest ecosystem on Earth and it exhibited a large diversity of life forms that appeared to be bizarre and curious to both general and scientific communities. The sediment samples obtained from deep seas were usually containing fecal pellets (released by animals lived in photic zone of ocean), foraminiferan tests, as well as organic matters. Recently, during the July of 2011, researchers with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and National Geographic engineers carried out deep sea explorations at the Pacific Ocean chasm, discovered and documented the existence of xenophyophores in Mariana Trench (Giant amoebas, 2012)....   [tags: deep sea, scientific community, ocean]

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Jamaica: Trench Town Neighbourhood

- Trench town is a neighbourhood located in the capital city of Jamaica, Kingston. It is commonly known as the ‘Hollywood’ of Jamaica. Trench Town is the birthplace of rocksteady and reggae music, as well as the home of reggae and Rastafari ambassador Bob Marley. People who lived in Trench town were completely hopeless, poor and very little had jobs. Political tensions were at an all time high in Trench Town in the 1970’s. Along with the increase of crime came feelings of worthlessness and despair....   [tags: rocksteady and reggae music]

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The Inspiration that is Sweeping the Nation: Marianas Trench

- Marianas Trench is not only the deepest known spot in the ocean; it is also a Vancouver-based rock band. The band consists of guitarist Matt Webb, bassist Mike Ayley, drummer Ian Casselman, and lead singer Josh Ramsay. Marianas Trench has had major success in Canada and is now moving towards the United States of America (USA). Originally, the band Marianas Trench was called Ramsay Fiction. Marianas Trench contributed a song, Alibis, to the spring 2007 soundtrack for ABC Family's sci-fi show Kyle XY....   [tags: Deepest Spot in the Ocean, Water, Sea]

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Trench Warfare in World War One

- Soldiers on the Western Front of WWI lived in filth for four years. Bodies were put through horrid conditions. World War I started in 1914 and ended in 1918, with approximately 10 million deaths. Most of the casualties and deaths came from a combat termed Trench Warfare. Trench Warfare is a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from dug up trenches facing one another. Usually these trenches would start from afar and go for miles until they reached the war. It was common for new soldiers to be exposed to death, witnessing soldiers get shot in front of them....   [tags: combat, strategy, death]

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Trench Warfare in World War One

- World War 1 (1914-1918) is perhaps best known for being a war of attrition, fought in trenches as means for opposing armies to hold their positions, playing a major role offensively and defensively in World War 1. These trenches consisted of ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy machine-gun fire and artillery bombardments, and these trench systems led to attacks and counter attacks across open land, as well as the use poison gas as the opposing forces desperately tried to gain land in a static war....   [tags: defence, artillery, military]

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Trench Coat Mafia And Society

- The Trench coat Mafia Opinion MANY FACTORS CAUSED OUTBURST OF VIOLENCE There is no single factor that caused the outburst of violence on 20th April 1999, in Littleton, Colorado. Blaming a single factor as the cause of the Columbine High School massacre is as ludicrous as a nation blaming an economic crisis on one person alone. There were many contributing factors that led to this massacre, and with that, an array of warning signs, all of which were ignored by most people. If people were searching for a sole factor to blame, it would be most appropriate to blame the lack of awareness of the Columbine High School community....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Soldiers' Account of Trench Life

- Soldiers' Account of Trench Life Life in the trenches was horrific; the frontline soldiers dreaded having to return to them. During their tour of duty there, they lived in considerable tension. The trenches were far from safe; possibly one third of all casualties on the Weston front were killed or wounded in the trenches, mostly from artillery fire. In this essay I will be discussing and comparing the accuracy and differences between the soldiers' accounts of the trenches and official accounts composed by the government....   [tags: Papers]

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Aspects of Trench Warfare

- Aspects of Trench Warfare 1. Trenches were built in an attempt to continue the war as both sides had reached a stalemate. There was a rush for the sea and then they found nothing else could happen so they dug in. The resulting trench system on the Western Front not only covered the equivalent of 25,000 miles (enough to encircle the world) but also stretched non-stop from Belgium to Switzerland. To explain the main features of trench warfare we must look at all the points the trench design, the modern technology etc....   [tags: Papers]

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Trench Warfare

- Trench Warfare World War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches, ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine-gun fire. The trenches spread from the East to the West. By the end of 1914, trenches stretched all along the 475 miles front between the Swiss border and the Channel coast. The trench system on the Western Front consisted of front-line, support and reserve trenches. The three rows of trenches covered between 200 and 500 yards of ground....   [tags: Papers]

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Trench Life

- Trench Life The idea of trenches first started in the battle of Marne in September 1914. The Schlieffen Plan had just failed and the Germans were forced to retreat back to Germany. The German commander, General Erich von Falkenhayn, was unhappy with this and decided that his troops should keep the parts in Belgium and France that they had gained at all costs. He ordered the Germans to build trenches to provide protection from the advancing French and British troops. The British and French troops found it impossible to break through, and to protect themselves, built trenches to counter attack the Germans....   [tags: Papers]

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Trench Warfare

- Trench Warfare May 30, 1918 Dear Mother and Father, I am lying here in our trench, reflecting on how I miss the warmth of home and our family. The Battle of Cantigny broke out two days ago, and has been a living hell on Earth ever since. Cantigny is 60 miles north of Paris and was actually quite nice before the battle started. Now, it is smoke filled, muddy, and horrifying. As I am sure you have already heard, the United States made allies with England, France, Russia, Serbia, Romania, and Japan....   [tags: Papers]

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Trench Warfare in World War I and World War II

- ... They would be exposed to the cold for a long period of time and freeze to death. When people died they had high chances that they wouldn’t be buried. Soldiers normally didn’t have enough time to burry there dead soldiers. If they did have time they would often burry the ones that they knew and then the rest would be buried. The enemy was hardly ever buried during the war. Many of the disease where given off by rats or other rodents. The trenches were invested with millions of rats. The two main types where the brown rat and the black rat....   [tags: soldiers, weather conditions, depression]

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The Mark I Tank’s Role in Changing Trench Warfare

- During the First World War, 1914 to 1918, the “Western Front” referred to a series of trench lines that ran from the Belgian coast, to the Alps. The Western Front was a direct result of stagnation. Both the Allies and Central Powers “dug in” and settled down to a war of attrition, with little movement over three years. Born from the need to break the domination of trenches and machine guns on the Western Front, Britain designed the world’s first combat tank, known as the Mark I. It was developed to cross trenches, resist small-arms fire, travel over difficult terrain, carry supplies, and capture fortified enemy positions....   [tags: Military Technology ]

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The Mark I Tank’s Role in Changing Trench Warfare

- During the First World War, 1914 to 1918, the “Western Front” referred to a series of trench lines that ran from the Belgian coast, to the Alps. The Western Front was a direct result of the stagnation. Both the axis and allied sides “dug in” and settled down to a war of attrition, with little movement over three years. Born from the need to break the domination of trenches and machine guns over the Western Front, Britain designed the world’s first combat tank, known as the Mark I. It was developed to be able to cross trenches, resist small-arms fire, travel over difficult terrain, carry supplies, and capture fortified enemy positions....   [tags: Military Technology ]

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Paris Peace Conference: Role of the Consequences of a War of Attrition and Trench Warfare

- Part A: Plan Of Investigation: This historical investigation will assess the role that the consequences of a war of attrition and trench warfare played on the terms drafted by the Allies within the Treaty of Versailles, by answering the question, “To what extent did the labours of trench warfare and the subsequent war of attrition lead to the decision made against Germany at the Paris Peace Conference by the Big Three?” The political and economic effect of the war on the different Allied nations led to different intentions at the Conference....   [tags: Allies, Treaty of Versailles, Germany, impact]

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Creative Writing: Ernest and The Sargeant

- The afternoon sun shined down Ernest's back as he stood on his toes to get a look over the trench wall. All of the men had been warned not to look over, despite the natural inclination to do so. Even when there was no attack at the moment, a random sniper shot could bring death to a soldier on his first day of service. “Johnson!” Ernest quickly lowered back down into the trench. He turned to the sergeant behind him. “Do you want to get killed Private?” The sergeant barked. “No sir!” Ernest hastily replied....   [tags: trench, the soldier]

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The Attempts to Avoid the Horrors of Trench Warfare in Journey's End

- The Attempts to Avoid the Horrors of Trench Warfare in Journey's End In Act 1 the characters in Journeys End attempt to avoid the horrors of trench warfare in a number of different ways like drinking, faking illness, telling stories about things that have happened at home, playing games to pass the time and not taking the war too seriously. These things take the character's minds off the war and help them to feel more relaxed. Some of the characters such as Captain Stanhope choose to drink as their form of escapism, "there are only two ways of breaking the strain....   [tags: Papers]

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The First World War (WWI) - Trench Warfare

- During World War I, trench warfare was very common. It was a newer technique in battles as in wars prior to the Great World War, fighting was less invasive and men merely marched at each other from opposite ends of fields and fought until only one side remained standing or a white flag was hung high in surrender. In fact in older wars, the fighting was far less dangerous to the point where battles were often times viewed by locals who watched from side lines with really no threat of getting hurt....   [tags: World War 1 I One]

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World War I

- World War I was a stalemate right from the outbreak of the war as a result of trench warfare. With the introduction of this system, a piece of land stretching from the Belgian coast, through France, and ending in Switzerland, became the venue for majority of the conflict. For almost three years, this line shifted by no more than a few hundred yards. All of this changed when the United States joined the war and prompted Germany to make an all-out drive on the Allies so as to end the war before the American Army reached full strength on the battlefield....   [tags: Trench Warfare]

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The Effects of Trench Warfare on the Western Front During World War I

- The Effects of Trench Warfare on the Western Front During World War I World War I had claimed many lives and was a great tragedy; the reason the war had started was because most of the other European countries had great empires consisting of many other countries. However Belgium did not have anything to do with these great empires instead she opted out of any wars and any political fights, so she became a neutral country. Even though she had refused to fight, Belgium helped the wounded and anyone who sought medical aid....   [tags: Papers]

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Trench Life According to Soldiers Rather than Official Accounts

- Trench Life According to Soldiers Rather than Official Accounts Trench warfare was a viscous and violent way to fight a war. In World War 1 there were over 600 kilometres of trenches that separated East and West Europe between Belgium and France. They were started by the Germans who dug them for protection after their defeat at Marne by Britain and France. Both sides kept on digging and digging their trenches to stop the other side form outflanking them. The trenches grew and the western front was formed....   [tags: Papers]

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The Failure of the Schlieffen Plan and World War I

- From 1914-1918 there was a war between Austria-Hungary and German and Allies which is known as World War 1. More than 30 countries were involved in this war. 16 million people died and 20 million people were injured. The advance in technology both caused and ended the stalemate in this war. The stalemate occurred on the western front, which was on the western part of Germany. The failed of the Schlieffen plan forced both countries to be defensive. Evidently, trench warfare was the biggest reason why the war stalemate occurred....   [tags: trench warfare, technology development]

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The Great War: Development of Technology and Weapons

- World War I, also known as the Great War was a time of major development for technology and weapons used in combat. World War I was the first time many new weapons were being used during war. The Great War started in 1914 and ended in 1918, it is known as the “first modern war” due the technology and weapons they used. The advances in technology and weaponry made World War I the most significant war of that time. The Great War began due to many different factors, there were four significant reasons for the start of the war....   [tags: power, trench, bomb, cannons]

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The Stalemate in World War I

- By December 1914 the First World War had reached a dilemma on the western front that neither the triple entente nor the triple alliance had expected. The war had reached a stalemate, a state where both sides are so evenly balanced that neither can breakthrough against the enemy. The advances in Technology played a big role in creating the stalemate through strong defensive weaponry such as Machine Guns and Artillery, this caused ‘trench warfare’ (BOOK 48). Trench war is when troops from both sides are protected from the enemy’s firepower through trenches....   [tags: technology, advances, trench, war, tanks]

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Analysis Of Wilfred Owen 's Poem ' Dulce Et Decorum Est

- During the early 19th century, Europe was plunged into its first global war as the trigger was pulled with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Complicated by regional politics, European nations gravitated towards the war between the sides of the Central Power and Allies. For the next four years, countless battles would be fought at the cost never before seen by the wolrd. With both sides of the war devoting their entire economy towards the war, the First World War saw the death of over nine million combatant and seven million civilians (McKay)....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare]

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War, Revolution and Reconstruction in Europe (1914-1929)

- Introduction The one that has an indisputable locus that would have created major alterations in history is Europe if the continent had only consolidated peace and order from 1914 to 1929. The conflict that started in 1914 between Austria-Hungary and Serbia was the inception of a nexus of events that marked nowadays as the First World War. In this connection, this paper seeks to discuss the impact of fighting on all fronts in Europe and the devastation of its industrial and agricultural aspects....   [tags: War Propaganda, Trench Warfare Outcome]

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A Brief Note On The Inhumanity Of War

- As anticipated, “Ta Pum” is a glaring illustration of the inhumanity of war. The composition is also one of the few soldiers’ songs ascribable to an author and referring to a precise historical event. Despite being originally composed during the nineteenth-century by anonymous workers, who were detonating the explosive charges when excavating the San Gottardo Gallery, “Ta-Pum” became widely known during WWI after the catastrophic Ortigara Battle which caused 20000 death and wounded on both sides of the Alps and is still remembered to be the highest battle ever fought....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, Soldier, Asiago]

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A Short Note On The Battle Of Somme

- SSG Bolden, Gene L. SSG Joiner, Stanley V. SSG Tilley, Christopher R, SSG White, Kenta D. Battle of Somme SLC 001-016 09 February 2016 While looking for battles that involved Field Artillery there were many that came to mind however, we went off the beaten path and chose one that showed how if you depend on one element too much it can hinder your overall combat power. In this paper, we will show how the battle plan for the Battle of Somme relied too much on artillery and costs the lives of too many young men....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, Battle of the Somme]

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The First World War By Kitchener Wellington Hay

- In analyzing the First World War often our perceptions of events and figures often become misconstrued with stereotypes. In looking at primary sources historians can get a more accurate representation of the events and people who fought and served. Through examining the attestation paper of Kitchener Wellington Hay, his service records help raise an awareness that there was a role for underage men in the war as and demonstrates that Canadian forces were a diverse body of men whose services did not always fight in the trenches....   [tags: World War I, Canada, Trench warfare]

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Louis Barthas And The Great War Exhibition

- Louis Barthas Born in Homps on July 14, 1879 was the son of Jean Barthas, cooper, and Louise Escande seamstress (Barthas xix). Barthas only went to primary school which he graduated first of his regions (Barthas xix). He was a cooper and owner of a few acres of vine (Barthas xix). Very involved in politics as member of the socialist party and secretary of his party local branch (Barthas xix). Barthas was a Corporal during the Great with an impressive longevity for non-com of four years of service....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, Barbed wire]

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World War I Was A Great War

- When World War I was announced on July 28, 1914, it was not considered shocking Europe. After decades of militarization on both sides, the time had come for what would be known as the Great War. What did come as a shock was how long the war would span; lasting nearly four long years and causing immense devastation. Between military personnel and civilians, approximately 38 million casualties and losses resulted between 1914 to 1918. The high causality rate was in response to the rapid pace at which technology evolved, making weapons more lethal than they previously were....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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Good Bye For All That By Robert Graves

- Robert Graves author of Good-Bye to All That, wrote about his life, particularly his time fighting in World War One. In his narrative one can see the experiences of the war and the influence that it had on him. He bore witness to and was victim to the advancements in military technology, like gas, machine guns, and tanks. He would write about his experiences in his trenches, as well as the cultural and social aspects that he saw in the military units and the areas he visited. However when comparing his narrative to the works of Jeremy Black, author of Warfare in the Western World 1882-1975 one can see the changes in warfare brought on by World War One....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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The Barbed Wire Was Used During Wwi

- Barbed wire was also used during WWI in no man’s land, which meant that soldiers who would go running through the open lands would get entangled and become easy targets. According to Joanne Liu, graduate from Brown University with a B.A. in political science and economics states, “No-man 's-land was the open space between the friendly trench and the enemy trench” (Liu). Basically, Liu is saying that the no man’s land was the open field area that was in between the opposing armies. Trench warfare was also a major factor involved in WWI....   [tags: Trench warfare, World War I, World War II]

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World War I And The War

- As World War I begun in August of 1914, many leaders had split views on the thought of war. Many political leaders noted the numerous economic and political rises and that it was not worth fighting. Others believed that “rational diplomatics” had the war under control. However, the war would create new thoughts and ideas, as these would be shattered. The start of the war provided many individuals with enthusiasm instead of fear. Middle-class crowds that composed of students & peasants were excited for war, whereas working people were not....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare, Tank]

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What Was Life Like For Australian Servicemen That Returned From World War I

- What was life like for Australian servicemen that returned from World War 1. Following the events experienced by the Australian servicemen between 1914 and 1918, World War 1 had an exceedingly, powerful impact on all the veteran 's lives; physically, psychologically, and socially. After being exposed to traumatic warfare, soldiers returned to Australia with a different perspective of the world, and struggled to equilibrate in everyday life. Life in World War 1 consisted of difficult living conditions such as scarce supply of necessities, unsanitary hygiene and diseases, severe climatic conditions and evidently the battle against primarily the Turkish and German rivals....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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The Historical Documentary World War I

- The historical documentary World War I in Colour is an effective historical documentary because it provides the audience with a sense of the savagery of trench warfare, and its effects on the people who fought in it. The images in the film are particularly poignant because they portray the war in a format that no one has seen before: color. This is an extremely effective device in establishing the theme of the documentary; that trench warfare was extremely violent and changed the lives of the people who fought on the western front of World War I....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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World War I 's Western And Eastern Front

- World War I’s Western and Eastern Front had distinctive characteristics that proved that they were admirable rivals in the terms of whose front was more proper in warfare. The Western Front consisted of the Allied Forces of Belgium, France, Great Britain, Portugal and the United States, since April of 1917, and a few additional small countries against Germany’s Imperial Army, and the Eastern Front consisted of the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire against Russia....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- There are two novels that were written on the personal perspective of two common soldiers in the war to end all wars, World War I. Both novels reflect on the personal experiences as the two adversary are faced with frontline service, both ordinary soldiers, one German, the other American. Both reflect upon the horrors witnessed by trench warfare and fond memories at home. All Quiet on the Western Front is considered to be one of the greatest war novels of all time by author Erich Maria Remarque....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Night Patrol '

- The first world war, also known by the natives of Canada as the Great War, was one of the most brutal, horrific, and tragic wars in human history. In order to help fight this war, Canada forced thousands of Native citizens to fight in a war that was not theirs to fight. These men fought alongside British and American soldiers, and over the course of the war many stories and tales were written. One notable piece of work from the Great War is the poem “The Night Patrol,” written by Arthur Graeme West....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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Events Of World War I

- Events of World War I 1. Although the Schlieffen Plan was genius on paper, the nightmare to organize the logistics of the offensive led to the failure of invading Paris. In fact, the Schlieffen Plan worked so well, armies swept across Belgium and France too fast for the supply lines to catch up. As a result, the German army eventually slowed down in order for the soldiers to be fed. Unfortunately, these delays allowed Britain to send soldiers and defend the frontlines and create a counterattack along with France....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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World War I Changed Combat Tactics

- In 1914, with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife from Austro-Hungarian Empire caused an enormous war called World War I, that killed and injured about thirty million lives. It also destroyed the economy later on. World War I changed combat tactics in a whole new way, where people would die in a blink of an eye. Commanders and soldiers did not know about the capabilities of their new arsenals. The new industrialized developed weapons devastated the battlefield with blood, mountain of corpses, and small craters....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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Analysis Of Siegfried Sassoon 's Attack

- Tanks, powerful bombs that could rip a man to shreds, poison gas, and other gruesome innovations characterized the First World War. The war left a whole generation of people dubbed “The Lost Generation,” as the war left so many of those who fought in it “shell-shocked,” disillusioned, and full of years of memories of endless bombardments and bloody clashes. These scenes of trench warfare especially bring to mind the trenches of the Western Front. One British soldier who fought in these trenches, Siegfried Sassoon, was as disillusioned as the rest of his generation that experienced the horrors of war and expressed this sentiment through poetry....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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The Great War And Modern Memory

- With the Great War beginning over a hundred years ago in 1914 there are no survivors left to reflect or corroborate any first hand accounts of the war that ushered in deadly new practices like trench and chemical warfare. Paul Fussels book The Great War and Modern Memory explores not only the firsthand accounts but also literature to the subject published during that time. There are no shortage of war memories detailed in Fussels book, and many of them look into experiences had by soldiers during the war that are unique only to them....   [tags: Trench warfare, World War I, World War II]

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The First World War ( Ww1 )

- This essay will examine how much different was the first world war (WW1) in comparison to previous wars that had taken place for example the Napoleonic empire which led to numerous wars especially the tragic end of destruction for the Napoleonic army with many casualties in the attempt to take-over Russia, another example is the bloody American Civil War which at its time was considered the first of the modern wars as the Southern and Northern armies voluntarily accepted the use of new technology in warfare equipment such as new guns and deadlier and more penetrative bullets....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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The War I And The Great War

- World War I, also known as “The Great War”, was a global war that revolved mainly around Europe. It took place from 1914 to 1918. This was a very brutal war that caused many casualties. The soldiers who survived experienced severe trauma and mental discomfort. This trauma was a direct result of the violence and agony they experienced during the war. Motivation for this war was the idea of nationalism and the pride in one’s country. This war was the cause of disillusionment among many of the soldiers that were involved in it....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare, Fascism]

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The Horror Of The Trenches

- The film “Slaughter in the Trenches” shows us a big part of how terrible the World War 1 was. Men, who signed up to serve in the war, were signing up for their death. Thousands of men fought in the war, but only few hundred survived. Many of these men who did survive, became pieces of evidence of the warfare to show the world what a war does to people. The film introduces us to the trench warfare and does a great job of portraying the war, the lives of the men, and the countries that participated in it....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Trench warfare]

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Peter Weir 's Gallipoli : A Tale Of World War I And The Aussie Involvement

- Peter Weir 's Gallipoli is a tale of World War I and the Aussie involvement that portrays an account based on true events. Frank and Archy are brought to deliver a story of bravery that is fueled with the naivety of propaganda and ignorance. Weir gives us a deep tale of the hearts of the people and soldiers during the time of war. However, a series of grand realizations makes it apparent that Frank and Archy have been forcibly ripped from their youth in an endeavor that was doomed from the start. A duo who was fated for trouble from the start, Frank and Archy nearly spat in rejection to each others opinions: Archy wanted to be brave and a heroic figure that did something worthwhile for his...   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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The Film, Paths Of Glory Directed By Stanley Kubrick

- The film, Paths of Glory directed by Stanley Kubrick, is a 1950s war drama highlighting the immense absurdity of the First World War. The use of vivid images of corpses, trenches, and inept leadership, prove to be one of the best portrayals of the actual war. During the First World War, ordinary soldiers and officers fought bravely in the face of the enemy, but inept leadership from the top brass proved deadly and incredibly deficient of any real concern for human life. Paths of Glory, follows a French General named Mireau, his subordinate Colonel Dax, the ensuing attack on a German defense, and the court marshal that followed....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, World War II]

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The Role Of Warfare During World War One

- World War One was a time of great flourish in terms of technology, chemical, economic and political warfare. The Triple Entente: Britain, France, Russia and the Triple Alliance; German, Austria-Hungary, Italy experienced the harmful and positive impacts that this change instigated. Warfare falls under several categories, but two, technological and strategical, were the majoring factors during the war as they ultimately controlled the war’s outcome. The technological and strategical changes harmfully impacted not only soldiers’ but civilians’ lives, as well, in the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance through their health and overall lifestyle, despite the destructive outcomes of these fact...   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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The Face Of Battle By John Keegan

- The First Great War proved not to have only affect the soldiers fighting in the front lines ,but as well as the citizens and the countries as a whole. The war itself has many different sides to it, which all can be similar to one another, but different in how it affected a particular group of people. The Face of Battle by John Keegan demonstrates the point of view in the eyes of the soldiers and provides an idea of the situation the soldiers were in during the war. While the Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain demonstrated the war in the eyes of the nurses who had to take care of the injured soldiers....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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The Spring Of The 1913 Spring

- It was a March day, clear, calm, right after the beginning of the 1913 spring. I remember that day so clearly, how warm it was, how many sheep had been milked—12—and exactly how I felt when Gamali, my eldest son, said to me, “Mama, I’m planning on fighting in the war.” I remember the string of red beads I gave him before he left me, crying as I did it, telling him “These will protect you when I can’t.” After accepting them gratefully, he left me. Yes, I remember that day as clearly as one can remember having her children taken from her....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, Gallipoli Campaign]

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World War II : The Great War

- World War I or as historians refer to it as The Great War, was a tragic and devastating war on multiple levels. The Great War is the world’s first modern war and ended many of the empires that existed before the war was fought. The Great War will set the stage for wars to come and it ultimately sends the world into World War II. World War II often overlooks the devastation of the land and the horrendous number of those killed during World War I. Questions arise dealing with the Great War such as, how did an assassination of the Arch Duke and his wife send the world into war, who really is responsible for the war, the immediate effects and aftermath of the war, and how has war modernized....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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Technological Advancements During The First World War

- How significant were technological innovations during the First World War. World War one was a crucial turning point in war in general. At the beginning of the war cavalry played a massive part in military service and by the end of the war that was replaced with tanks. Yes, gas was used in war before hand but it was nowhere near as brutal as the chlorine gas used in World War one. Aircraft made their first appearance in war in World War and, as tanks are, they too are still used in war and in day-to-day life as well....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Trench warfare]

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World War I: United States Involvement

- "He Kept us Out of War" (World War I Quotes). This quote was a democratic slogan stated during the election of 1916 on behalf of President Woodrow Wilson. This slogan makes an attempt to refer to the good leadership qualities and decisions that President Wilson made to keep the United States of America out of the war and that is why he should be elected again to serve as President. Though this made a valid argument to show that Wilson was smart to keep us out of war, many events took place that continued to anger the U.S....   [tags: President Woodrow Wilson, great war]

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Technological Advancements of World War !

- Advancements in technology and science contributed to one the most gory and bloodiest war in the annals of human existence. These new technological advancements revolutionized how people regarded war. War was no longer where the opposite forces fought in a coordinated battle. War evolved into game of cunning strategy where the side with the bigger, powerful, and smarter toys played better. This led to a fierce competition where each side tried to create the smarter machines and better weapons, leading to deadly mass killing weapons in the process....   [tags: World History]

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Life and Suffering in The Trenches

- World War I, also known as the Great War, lasted from the summer of 1914 until the late fall of 1918. The war was fought between the Allies, which consisted mainly of the United Kingdom, France, and the Russian Empire, and the Central Powers, which consisted mainly of the German Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the Kingdom of Bulgaria (Alliances - Entente and Central Powers). In total, it is estimated that twelve million civilians and nine million combatants died during this horrific and devastating war (DeGroot 1)....   [tags: World War I]

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Life and Suffering in the Trenches

- World War I, also known as the Great War, endured from the summer of 1914 until the late fall of 1918. The war was fought between the Allies, which consisted mainly of the United Kingdom, France, and the Russian Empire, and the Central Powers, which consisted mainly of the German Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the Kingdom of Bulgaria (Alliances - Entente and Central Powers). In total, it is estimated that twelve million civilians and nine million combatants died during this horrific and devastating war (DeGroot 1)....   [tags: Military History]

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World War I Poetry with Emphasis on Wilfred Owens

- World War I spanned four years, from June 1914 to June 1918. During this war, technological advances increased the danger for the soldiers who took part in battle. Poison gas and trench warfare transformed World War I into a cesspool of sickness and death. Poetry during World War I provided a way to connect people back home with the horrific lifestyle soldiers had to face on a daily basis. Poets such as Wilfred Owens used vivid imagery, dire diction, and other literary devices to depict the grueling tasks of warfare....   [tags: history of literature]

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Life in the Trenches of World War I

- From early in the war, in May of 1914, Blunden recalled his experience in the trenches of France. Structured with sandbag walls, the Old British Line in which the men were stationed was only a frail comfort, as the trenches were often only one row deep with no additional protection against debris caused by artillery shells. Communication between the between the front line and the Old British Line was provided some covered by through the Cover Trench, although Prior’s account of returning from The Island, the front line, states that he had to pause every two minutes to lay in a ditch along the road to avoid the infamous German machine guns....   [tags: Edmund Blunden's Undertones of War]

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The First Battle Of World War One Technology

- Before the start of World War One technology was starting to evolve allowing for a new type of warfare, gone was the traditional phalanx formation of lining up shoulder to shoulder and opening fire, now was the time of trench warfare. In the beginning some would describe the first battle of the war as twentieth century equipment meeting nineteenth century thinking. With that would come several large skirmishes that would result in large casualties on both sides. It would remain that way until the final year or so of the war before either side would effectively use their new technology in a manner that fits their purpose and maximizes their effectiveness....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Tank, Machine gun]

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Letter From a World War I Soldier

- France, Eastern Front July 31, 1914 Dearest Mother, It's been three days since the Austrian-Hungarian empire launched an attack on Serbia . Now, we British soldiers are preparing for what is going to be the battle of Life and Death. My veins are pumping so much of excitement, and anxiety, but most importantly, of pride for the motherland Great Britain. You can hear the cries of the soldiers, "All hail, England!" Ah it feels good being a British soldier. Those damn Germans will pay for this and anyone who is standing in the way of the Allied Powers....   [tags: Battle, Death, Mother]

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Pipeline Trenching Technology for Arctic Regions

- 3 Post-trenching Technologies 3.1 Jetting This is the most common method of pipeline trenching though little work has been done to improve this technology. Basically it uses the compressed air or water to cut or liquefy the seabed soils around and in front of the pipeline by the surface pumping equipment and passes through the nozzle at the end of horse to create high pressure intensity. Excavated soils are removed by air lifts, water eductors or submersible pumps. But there are some limitations of this method in deep water due to the adverse effects of quasi-static and dynamic responses of the umbilical horses....   [tags: jetting, mechanical cutting, ploughing, drenching]

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Battle of the Somme

- The Battle of the Somme epitomizes the harsh realities of trench warfare for the Allies and represents the negligent battle planning and technological advancements that are associated with the stalemate of World War One. Trench warfare was common across the Western Front, with similar strategies being employed by both opposing sides. Sir Douglas Haig, one of the British coordinators for the Somme offensive is blamed with an offensive strategy destined for failure. The British offensive, an utter failure, resulted in a stalemate, which was common throughout World War One....   [tags: World War One]

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The Evolution of Military Uniforms & its Impact on the Fashion World

- The Evolution of Military Uniforms & its Impact on the Fashion World General George Washington assembled the first U.S. military uniform in 1776 (Salute to the Service – Military Uniforms). Based off of the British Army’s uniform of red, a contrast of blue uniforms was created and continues to impact the design. With the continuous influence of civilian fashion and different environments, the uniform is always changing. The uniforms within each branch can vary based on rank and occasion. Key factors when designing it also include practicality, appearance, and whether or not it follows military personnel guidelines....   [tags: men, women clothing, royal navy]

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Classroom Discussion During The Classroom

- Both IRE/F and WAIT can be used seamlessly throughout the classroom discussion times if you understand when to use one and also to extend the learning with the other. I see IRE/F as the most common way to communicate with students, as seen in Transcript 3, Mr. Weber initiates a response from a student, he may dip into analysis, but evaluates and continues with the circle of IRE/F. In the article by Lawerence and Crespo (2016) they state, “…we noticed how this pedagogical routine could discourage or restrict student involvement in … conversations” (5)....   [tags: Thought, Education, Mind, Question]

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The Danger and the Difficulties Faced by Soldiers on the Western Front

- The Danger and the Difficulties Faced by Soldiers on the Western Front After the bloody battle at the town of Ypres in October to November 1914, the Germans suffered very heavy casualties. And just after a month of battle, they had about 20,000 of Germans finest troops were kill and 80,000 wounded while the British only had 8000. The "war of movement" ended on 22nd of November and both sides now had dug themselves trenches and here attempts were made to prepare men for life in the trenches and starts dealing with problems such as lice, trench foot, trench rats, poison gas, and many other dangers and difficulties…....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect Of Rainwater Management On The Urban Design

- Kronsberg - Built for 2000 world exposition on a 1200 hectare site of mainly agriculture land located south east of Hannover, Germany. Expected to have population of 15000 residents with approx. 6000 dwelling units and 108 people as net density per acre or 44 dwelling UPA. This development was planned to have land covering of 150 hectares with streets, building, parking and other built elements. Total cost of the project was 2.2 billion (Places 43) Aimed in setting a model for eco-friendly suburban - ecologically feasible community(Places 43).This was achieved through “Optimal design of the living units, keeping waste to a minimum, public transport connections, cycle-paths, environmentally-a...   [tags: Water, Hydrology, Rain, Retention basin]

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Building A Road At The Unitec Institute Of Technology

- 3. METHODOLOGY The project management report describes the works to be done to build a road at the Unitec Institute of technology. The proposed road will be constructed on the existing grass field which contains clayey soil. The scope includes Establishment of the site and setting up all utilities and other required resources. Earthworks will be carried out in large volume, the total cut and fill volumes are 4312.045m3 and 4232.646 m3. To avoid spending too much time on this work package two 20T excavators are allocated to this task....   [tags: Project management, Construction, Project, Road]

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An Analysis of No Mans Land and Gallipoli

- In the world during the 19th century many wars marked history, people chose to die for their country and their religion. The two movies chosen were "No Man's Land" and "Gallipoli." The first movie was "No Man's Land" which took place in Bosnia, which was about the Serb-Bosnia conflict. The second movie was "Gallipoli" which took place in Austria, which was about the trench warfare in Gallipoli The movie "No Man's Land", the main characters are Ciki and Nino, a Bosnian and a Serb, are soldiers stranded in no man's land-a trench between enemy lines during the Bosnian war....   [tags: Film]

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The First And Second World Wars

- The first and second World Wars are often group with each other, because on the surface they seem very similar. The wars contained the same countries and almost the same alliances thought both of the wars. Really, the two wars are vastly different in some ways such as technology readily available during the wars and the strategies used to utilize them. These wars were very similar in some ways such as the millions who died as the result of them and the total war system that all citizens should help in the war effort....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Adolf Hitler]

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The Development of the Trenches in Spring 1915

- The Development of the Trenches in Spring 1915 The spring of 1915 saw a new frontier develop: the trenches. Trench warfare was one of the main reasons so many men died. It was a ruthless system of warfare, in which lines and lines of men were repeatedly mowed down, one after the other....   [tags: Papers]

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Life In The Trenches Of The Western Front

- Life In The Trenches Of The Western Front When World War 1 broke out in 1914, a lot of people joined up for the Army to fight for their country and to fight against the Germans, Italians and the Austria- Hungarians (mostly the Germans). There are many reasons why people joined up for the Army. For the people who did join up for the army they expected the war to last for a couple of months and that it would be over by Christmas. But if any of them had known that the war was going to last for 4 years till 1918, the people who joined up for the army probably wouldn’t of joined the army....   [tags: Papers]

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Returning World War I Soldiers

- When the United States Returning soldiers came home from World War One, it had a big impact on everyone. Overall thousands of once normal men who had families of their own would go off to war and experience trauma they would never forget and would be coming home disabled, both mentally and physically, and having no treatments to help them. Additionally, World War One brought new medical advancements that helped them return to the life they had before, and these advancements are ones we still use today....   [tags: trenches, fighting, death]

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The First World War

- ... A single rat can produce up to around 900 offspring per year, with that each rat would spread infection and contaminate food. Men were afraid of these rats, and used methods of gunfire and clubbing to rid themselves rats from the trenches. These problems caused by the rats lasted last the war went on, however some veterans noticed rats sensed heavy enemy fire and disappear from site. With all the talk about rats, not many know about the other ways infections were spreading from. Lice were a problem that was never ending as it breeds in the filthy clothing of solider causing them to itch....   [tags: soldiers, infection, contaminated food]

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War in the Trenches

- War in the Trenches The war was fought by men on foot, in a flat open country that gave no shelter from enemy fire. Facing armies dug trences as fortifications from which to defend their position or attack the enemy. When the Germans turned onto the Allies, they dug trenches on the River Aisne, as a line of defence. By mid-October, two lines of trenches faced each other from the Swiss border to the Channel coast. These single lines were soon to become a elaborate networks of defence....   [tags: Papers]

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