Technologies of the War By Sam Skolnik
Intro <ul><li>There were many new weapons and technologies introduced during World War 1.  </li></ul><ul><li>Armored Tank ...
The Armored Tank <ul><li>This innovative invention was first idealized by Colonel Ernest Swinton. </li></ul><ul><li>This i...
The Farman <ul><li>Henri and Maurice Farman created an aviation company in 1912 in Boulogne-sur-Seine. </li></ul><ul><li>T...
The Flamethrower <ul><li>The first army that began experimenting with the flamethrower was Germany in 1900. </li></ul><ul>...
The Bolt-Action Rifle <ul><li>James Parish Lee was the first man credited with the development of the bolt-action rifle. <...
Importance <ul><li>The introduction of multiple new and innovative weapons and machines affected the outcome of the war. <...
Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;World War 1 - Bing Images.&quot; Bing. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.bing.com/images/s...
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  1. 1. Technologies of the War By Sam Skolnik
  2. 2. Intro <ul><li>There were many new weapons and technologies introduced during World War 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Armored Tank </li></ul><ul><li>The Farman </li></ul><ul><li>Flame Thrower </li></ul><ul><li>Bolt-Action Rifle </li></ul><ul><li>The numerous inventions were of great importance to the outcome of the war. </li></ul>http://www.bing.com/images/search?
  3. 3. The Armored Tank <ul><li>This innovative invention was first idealized by Colonel Ernest Swinton. </li></ul><ul><li>This idea was gratefully accepted by Winston Churchill. </li></ul><ul><li>In February 1915, he created a Landship Committee to synthesize the project and bring it to life. </li></ul>http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/group9/tech.htm
  4. 4. The Farman <ul><li>Henri and Maurice Farman created an aviation company in 1912 in Boulogne-sur-Seine. </li></ul><ul><li>They introduced the MF-7 and MF-II and were widely used through out the Allies during the war. </li></ul><ul><li>The French, Italians, Belgians along with numerous other countries discovered great accessibility through the usage of this new plane. </li></ul>http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/group9/tech.htm
  5. 5. The Flamethrower <ul><li>The first army that began experimenting with the flamethrower was Germany in 1900. </li></ul><ul><li>This death-machine uses a tank with pressurized air to push the oil in the storage tanks out at a great velocity and a pilot light to ignite the oil. </li></ul><ul><li>It originated at a spray span of 25 meters and eventually grew to a span of 40 meters. </li></ul>http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/group9/tech.htm
  6. 6. The Bolt-Action Rifle <ul><li>James Parish Lee was the first man credited with the development of the bolt-action rifle. </li></ul><ul><li>In order to use this weapon, cartridges were placed atop a spring in the stalk of the rifle and are gradually pushed up each time the firer cocks the firing pin back. </li></ul><ul><li>After firing the spring expels the empty round in order for firing of the weapon to be smooth and efficient. </li></ul>http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/group9/tech.htm
  7. 7. Importance <ul><li>The introduction of multiple new and innovative weapons and machines affected the outcome of the war. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, he Flamethrower gave powerful aid to Germany’s army. </li></ul><ul><li>And the Farman airplanes gave an edge to the Allied forces. </li></ul>http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=world+war+1&v
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;World War 1 - Bing Images.&quot; Bing. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=World War 1&view=detail&id=04E10449A8DC231396739E13C65A7FF92690FF9A&first=1&FORM=IDFRIR. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;World War 1 - Bing Images.&quot; Bing. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=world war 1&view=detail&id=AEF8399EF64041EF95F0AEF8399EF64041EF95F0&first=31&FORM=IDFRIR. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;World War I - New Technolgies.&quot; DCS - Technology Courses for High School Students. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/group9/tech.htm. </li></ul>

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