Warfare of WWI
<ul><li>Germany faced war on two fronts </li></ul>Germany attacks Belgium
<ul><li>Germany faced war on two fronts </li></ul>Germany attacks Belgium <ul><li>PLAN:  Use 90% of troops on Western Fron...
 
<ul><li>German plan unsuccessful </li></ul>Germany attacks Belgium <ul><li>Sep. 1914 ~ Germany retreated and dug  trenches...
<ul><li>Long, deep trenches for each side with “no man’s land” in between </li></ul>Trench Warfare <ul><li>Fought for cont...
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>“ Big Bertha” ~ German long-range cannon </li></ul>New Weapons
<ul><li>Zeppelin ~ Gas-filled airship </li></ul>New Weapons
<ul><li>Machine gun & chemical weapons </li></ul>New Weapons
 
<ul><li>Tank & Airplane =  mechanized warfare! </li></ul>New Weapons
 
 
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Dec.4 Notes (Warfare of WWI)

  1. 1. Warfare of WWI
  2. 2. <ul><li>Germany faced war on two fronts </li></ul>Germany attacks Belgium
  3. 3. <ul><li>Germany faced war on two fronts </li></ul>Germany attacks Belgium <ul><li>PLAN: Use 90% of troops on Western Front to quickly defeat France </li></ul><ul><li>Tried to invade France through Belgium </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>German plan unsuccessful </li></ul>Germany attacks Belgium <ul><li>Sep. 1914 ~ Germany retreated and dug trenches </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Long, deep trenches for each side with “no man’s land” in between </li></ul>Trench Warfare <ul><li>Fought for control of yards of ground </li></ul><ul><li>Led to a 3-year stalemate </li></ul>
  6. 13. <ul><li>“ Big Bertha” ~ German long-range cannon </li></ul>New Weapons
  7. 14. <ul><li>Zeppelin ~ Gas-filled airship </li></ul>New Weapons
  8. 15. <ul><li>Machine gun & chemical weapons </li></ul>New Weapons
  9. 17. <ul><li>Tank & Airplane = mechanized warfare! </li></ul>New Weapons
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