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The British National Army Museum

  1. 1. The British National Army Museum: the evolution of war & the soldier<br />Kendra Clark, Crystal Davis, Marilei Denila & Grace Khasar<br />
  2. 2. The revolutionary war<br />
  3. 3. Fashion<br />History of Redcoats<br />Why red?<br />
  4. 4. women<br />British women<br />Loyalist women<br />
  5. 5. Conflict<br />Fight for power over colonies<br />Who was in the military<br />
  6. 6. strategy<br />Gentlemen’s war<br />Strong Navy<br />
  7. 7. 1853-1856<br />Crimean war<br />
  8. 8. Crimean Soldiers <br />Mature Old Men<br />Most men came from <br /> rural backgrounds <br />Under-educated<br />
  9. 9. Fashion <br />“Trotter” Knapsack (1805)<br />Greatcoast & Messtin <br />Leather 60 round ammo pouch<br />Havresack <br />The Red Coat <br />
  10. 10. Women and The Crimean War<br />Prejudice<br />Florence Nighting Gale<br />Mary Seacole<br />
  11. 11. Florence Nightingale<br />
  12. 12. Conflict <br />Russian Expansion<br />Conflict over the <br />Holy Land<br />Hostilities<br />Peace attempts <br />
  13. 13. Strategy <br />Same old “Tricks”<br />A lot of “Firsts” <br />
  14. 14. World war<br />
  15. 15. Fashion<br />Ash colored uniforms<br />different armed forces<br />
  16. 16. women<br />Women’s Land <br /> Army<br />Canary Girls<br />
  17. 17. Conflict<br />French and Germans<br />
  18. 18. strategy<br />defensive<br />win<br />
  19. 19. Post-cold war<br />
  20. 20. Fashion<br />Style transformed for more <br /> mobility and protection <br />More items to carry<br />Bright colors are reserved <br />for special events<br />Typically combat camouflage<br />
  21. 21. women<br />Redefining women’s role in war<br />Disbandment of the Women’s Royal Army Corps<br />they remain excluded from primarily combat units, but are still able to enlist<br />
  22. 22. Conflict<br />Creation of the United Nations<br />changed the of rules of war<br />Shift to conflicts of ideologies<br />Military to play a larger peacekeeping role<br />Alliances and <br />Agreements are <br />used as preventative/ <br /> protective measures<br />
  23. 23. strategy<br />No Total War<br />Strategy relies heavily on technology to minimize casualties and improve efficiency<br />More attention to Military science, engineering, and technology<br />Introduction of guerilla tactics<br />Most actions are politically rather than militarily <br />
  24. 24. What has not changed?<br />
  25. 25. characteristics<br />Queen is still the Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces<br />Use of Secret War<br />Spies have been incorporated in all aspects<br />Red Coats are still used for special events<br />

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