Successfully reported this slideshow.

New technologies of the war and 1918 flu

308 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

New technologies of the war and 1918 flu

  1. 1. New Technologies of the war and 1918 Flu Pandemic World War One
  2. 2. Machine Gun <ul><li>http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_U2B5kIKbXJI/S-9PriawiuI/AAAAAAAAABI/UPqLkG75U-c/s1600/machine-gun.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>*The Machine gun in 1914 took four to six people to operate. </li></ul><ul><li>*The early guns would rapidly overheat and become inoperative. </li></ul><ul><li>*Were thought to fire 400-600 small-calibre rounds per minute at the start of the war, but improved by the wars end. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns.&quot; First World War.com - A Multimedia History of World War One. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.firstworldwar.com/weaponry/machineguns.htm. </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE TANK! <ul><li>http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRy9YoAYVhYZ8ApQ2fh74pXQ_VkCoJ8RpirlTmS2W5cSSDWGdD2 </li></ul><ul><li>*The ability to turn sharply at top speed, making it very versatile. </li></ul><ul><li>*A working radius of 20 miles form which they could fire. </li></ul><ul><li>*A crew of ten men with two machine guns would beon board and one light artillery gun, to take down opponents. </li></ul><ul><li>1915, June 9th. &quot;Tanks and World War One.&quot; History Learning Site. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/tanks_and_world_war_one.htm . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Planes <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://media.web.britannica.com/eb-media/50/65950- 004DA2D4E.jpg&imgrefurl=http://capitalcitywebsites.com/js/%3Fp%3Dairplanes-in-world-war-1&usg=__yGc8irh8tSJ8WqkDlanRJD_I9IY=&h=350&w=495&sz=37&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=LSmB8aT6yFHBcM:&tbnh=158&tbnw=201&ei=9Z9RTfbiGoT2swPjzanDBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3DPlanes%2Bin%2Bww1%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=558&oei=9Z9RTfbiGoT2swPjzanDBg&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0&tx=80&ty=85 </li></ul><ul><li>At the start of the war, planes were used to deliver bombs and for spying work. </li></ul><ul><li>They soon became fighter aircraft armed with machine guns, bombs and some times cannons. </li></ul><ul><li>A Fight between Two aircrafts is known as a dogfight. </li></ul><ul><li>1915, June 9th. &quot;Tanks and World War One.&quot; History Learning Site. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/tanks_and_world_war_one.htm. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rifle <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.m1arifles.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/m1a-rifle.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.m1arifles.com/m1a-rifles/m1a-scout-squad-rifle-vs-the-m1a-match-rifle/&usg=__gMD1csMY9g16vODeNzPTfwtS5k0=&h=450&w=1200&sz=70&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=EbUTYEoX2HKRsM:&tbnh=87&tbnw=232&ei=XKBRTZGlCIHGsAPxyLHBBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3DRifle%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw %3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=112&vpy=80&dur=579&hovh=137&hovw=367&tx=184&ty=90&oei=XKBRTZGlCIHGsAPxyLHBBg&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=30&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0 </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly used in Trench Warfare. </li></ul><ul><li>15 rounds could be fired in a minute or sometimes less. </li></ul><ul><li>A person up to 1,400 metres away could be killed. </li></ul><ul><li>1915, June 9th. &quot;Tanks and World War One.&quot; History Learning Site. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/tanks_and_world_war_one.htm. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Zeppelin <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.altfrankfurt.com/Spezial/Zeppelin/GrafZeppelin/pic/GrafZeppelin3.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.altfrankfurt.com/spezial/zeppelin/grafzeppelin/GrafZeppelin3.htm&usg=__bpf3Eal69jaIWzGiWNWAnJ9Anr0=&h=325&w=525&sz=17&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=sZZ1hJ2TlknOyM:&tbnh=140&tbnw=226&ei=TKFRTY3CBYT2swPjzanDBg&prev=/images%3Fq%3DZeppelin%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1 &itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=365&oei=TKFRTY3CBYT2swPjzanDBg&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0&tx=89&ty=55 </li></ul><ul><li>Most commonly known as a blimp, was used in bombing raids by the Germans. </li></ul><ul><li>They carried Machine guns, and bombs, and had a very large amount of space to carry these objects. </li></ul><ul><li>They were soon abandoned due to the soft outer tissue that made it very easy to shoot out of the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>1915, June 9th. &quot;Tanks and World War One.&quot; History Learning Site. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/tanks_and_world_war_one.htm. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gas <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://images.art.com/images/products/regular/12378000/12378896.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/World_War_One_Articles_Gas_Warfare&usg=__UoFiisug6YtrlC26Y2iKEPeNPjA=&h=450&w=338&sz=28&hl=en&start=67&zoom=1&tbnid=DGorpnLNwxeXFM:&tbnh=149&tbnw=112&ei=86JRTanqB4O-sAOjpsmtBw&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpoison%2Bgas%2Bin%2Bww1%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D832%26tbs%3Disch :10%2C2632&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=306&oei=4aJRTYugJoSmsQP40tW9Bg&esq=5&page=4&ndsp=22&ved=1t:429,r:21,s:67&tx=35&ty=91&biw=1280&bih=832 </li></ul><ul><li>* Chlorine gas causes a burning sensation in the throat and chest pains. Death is very painful in this method because you suffocate. </li></ul><ul><li>*The Tricky part of using chlorine gas is that if it is windy, it could end up killing your own people! </li></ul><ul><li>*Mustard gas was the most deadly weapon used in world war 1. It was fired into the trenches in shells. It is colorless/odorless and takes 12 hours to take effect. Blistering skin, vomiting, sore eyes, internal and external bleeding were some of the effects of this deadly gas. Death can take up to 5 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>1915, June 9th. &quot;Tanks and World War One.&quot; History Learning Site. Accessed February 08, 2011. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/tanks_and_world_war_one.htm. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Works Cited <ul><li>http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_U2B5kIKbXJI/S-9PriawiuI/AAAAAAAAABI/UPqLkG75U-c/s1600/machine-gun.jpg </li></ul>

×