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Weapons and Technology of World War I

Theresa Dowswell

Weapons and Technology of World War I

by Theresa Dowswell

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7600808M
ISBN 100613582748
ISBN 109780613582742

  6 Crossing The Threshold: Approving Autonomous Weapons 7 World War R: Robotic Weapons around the World 8 Garage Bots: DIY Killer Robots Part III Runaway Gun. 9 Robots Run Amok: Failure in Autonomous Systems 10 Command And Decision: Can Autonomous Weapons Be Used Safely? 11 Black Box: The Weird, Alien World of Deep Neural Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Weapons and Technology of World War I (20th Century Perspectives) by Theresa Dowswell, March , Heinemann edition, Library binding in English.

  The first world war saw many varied weapons being used by soldiers. Let's look at what was manufactured and being used on the battlefield. Infantry weapons o. Weapon, an instrument used in combat for the purpose of killing, injuring, or defeating an enemy. A weapon may be a shock weapon, held in the hands, such as the club or sword. It may also be a missile weapon, operated by muscle power (sling), mechanical power (crossbow), or chemical power (rocket).

  In World War II, continual advancements in technology were mandatory to maintain a competitive edge over the enemy. While technological advancements were made prior to the war, other developments were a direct result of the trials and errors suffered during the war. The WWII era housed a great many changes which affected weaponry, logistical [ ]. States during the Second World War—or for that matter, the First World War and Korea. During World War II every significant automatic weapon in the U.S. inventory was a Browning design: the M, M, and M2 machine guns, the Browning Automatic Rifle, and of .


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Weapons and Technology of World War I by Theresa Dowswell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Has an amazing amount of weapons of World War II for such a small book. It covers essential data. My only complaint is that the information on many weapons is not comprehensive but considering the small size and price, who can complain.

A great book in a small package/5(20). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War I answers these questions and many more. Packed with artworks, photographs and information on each featured weapon, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War I is a fantastic book for any general reader or military enthusiast/5(35).

World War II was fought from to and saw variety of weapons used in the field. Through the course of the war, weapons of all types evolved greatly and increased incomplexity. World War II greatly advanced technology and the weapons developed helped shape the postwar world.

Juvenile Nonfiction, Science & Nature - General, History, Children's Books/Ages Nonfiction, World War,Military weapons, Children: GradesJuvenile literature, History - Military & Wars, Children's - History - Military / War, Science & Technology - General, 20th century, Campaigns, Equipment and supplies, World War Pages:   Technology and the Weapons of the First World War, American troops using a newly-developed acoustic locator, mounted on a wheeled platform.

The large horns amplified distant sounds, monitored through headphones worn by a crew member, who could direct the platform to move and pinpoint distant enemy aircraft. Get this from a library. Weapons and technology of World War I. [Paul Dowswell] -- Examines the changes in weapons and tactics that impacted the way war was waged during World War I.

Includes timeline of significant dates. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary. Secret Weapons Technology, Science and the Race to Win World War II by Ford, Brian J.

(Author) ON Sep, Hardback Ford, Brian J. Published by Osprey Publishing (). Take a Look at the Technological Advancements of WWII Look around our world today, and take special note of the technology and medicine that is a part of it.

From the marvelous advances in health care prescriptions to flying vehicles like helicopters to weapons like missile launchers and guns, many of the things we use every day can be traced back to the advances made duri/5.

Weapons and technology of WWI by Dowswell, Paul. Examines the changes in weapons and tactics that impacted the way war was waged during World War I Century of war -- World war I begins -- Trench warfare -- Life in the trenches -- Uniforms, rifles, and bayonets -- Other weapons of trench warfare -- Machine guns -- Power of artillery -- Using.

The Axis of Time trilogy is an alternative history series of novels written by Australian journalist and author John Birmingham, from Macmillan Publishing. The novels deal with the radical alteration of the history of World War II and the socio-historical changes that result when a technologically advanced naval task force from the year is accidentally transported back through time to Author: John Birmingham.

Absolutely loved this book. As a history buff, I thoroughly enjoyed learning about the different secret weapons and the actuality of the history behind them like who developed what. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in history or World War 2 non-fiction historical literature.4/5.

Secret Weapons: Technology, Science & the Race to Win World War II Brian J. Ford. Osprey (Random, dist.), $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War is a zombie apocalyptic horror novel written by American author Max novel is a collection of individual accounts narrated by an agent of the United Nations Postwar Commission, following the devastating global conflict against the zombie passages record a decade-long desperate struggle, as experienced by people of.

Weapons Technology. Blockbuster Died: 30 Octoberaged In context: the bouncing bomb In at the outbreak of the Second World War, Great Britain was [ ] Back to the Drawing Board – Aunt Jemima.

Few weapons in this series have been sent back to the drawing board because of their efficiency. This page is usually occupied. World War II also saw advances in medical technology. Penicillin was not invented during the war, but it was first mass produced during the war, the key to making it available to millions of people (during World War II it was mostly used to treat the venereal diseases gonorrhea and syphilis, which had been the scourge of armies for thousands of.

One of the saddest facts about World War I is that millions died needlessly because military and civilian leaders were slow to adapt their old-fashioned strategies and tactics to the new weapons of New technology made war more horrible and more complex than ever before.

The improvement in military technology had gradually reduced casualties and helped improve warfare in World War 1 and World War 2. The advancement in military technology has been broadly utilized in the research, design and manufacturing of all types of artillery to reduce the number of casualties in the last two major World Wars.

Anti-tank weapons of World War II. K likes. Personal Blog. Jump to. Sections of this page. Book. Black-Atlas. Entertainment Website. Military technology, weapons and combat aircraft. Personal Blog. World war 2 pics and videos.

Album. Military History Archives. Media. But it was China that was the real first victim of WMDs in World War II—and the perpetrator was Japan itself. Tokyo’s biological weapons killed hundreds of thousands of Chinese. The war was fought using a wide range of weapons, from personal guns like pistols and rifles, to larger weapons like machine guns.

Explore our interactive sketch book. Click on different weapons. War has been a fact of life ever since the dawn of civilization. But while armies once charged into battle with little more than wooden clubs or stone axes, centuries of innovation have led to a wide range of powerful and efficient weaponry.

Readers will trace the history of weapons and other military technology, including such developments as guns, tanks, and guided : Scholastic.German technology produced the ‘doodlebugs’ and an array of other secret weapons of war.

By Michael D. Hull. Around 4 a.m. on Jtwo elderly men of Britain’s Royal Observer Corps were sitting in a sandbagged emplacement on the Kent : Historynet Staff.

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