History of The Great War, or World War One, told by someone who is thirty something.by Daniel Vliet on 06/20/13
"I want freedom, the right to self-expression, everybody's right to beautiful, radiant things."
"A great moral victory for
The Kaiser on the ø Serbian reply to the ultimatum
The First World War was a extremely large scale war,
fought on the largest scale .A small town person as a hard time imagining a
world beyond the local ice cream establishment, much less what happens in
France or Germany. The Great War was a surreal event the came to the listeners
of radio, much like a movie or a ball game. Time spent in front of a grand
wooden family radio was well spent. Humanity most sees all war as the big one,
for one life is the greatest lost. This war was one of the first ones that have
airplane use, since the Wright Brothers invented the first working aircraft.
Firearms were able to shoot much better since the last war. Civilizations had
more choice, the choice to not say yes to life came an option to females.
Letter writing was not the only way to communicate the telegraph was an
invention the made passing of information much easier. The leadership of the
early part of twentieth century was much different then the twenty-first.
Monarchies today are figureheads. The world has been come very much democratic,
much like the early idea of the founding father of the
Woodrow Wilson was a western jugernaught, who endured the
First World War, firing to spread democracy.
Terror groups are not a new invention into new millennium world. Terrorist have been operating under different names and different causes for centuries. The Black Hand was a Secret Serbian Terrorist Society, who sought to kill Archduke Franz Ferdinand. This group was made up by Serbian army officers. The Black Hand members took an oath stating they would take the dealing of the Black Hand to their grave.7
Zimmerman telegram was that telegram that shocked the
Women were not in the combat arms, during World War One and still are not in modern wars. Women are thought to distract the infantry man or tank commander in combat. Women’s hygiene requires women needs shower at closer intervals then a man. Women are not as strong as men, but not all men are Herculean in stature either. Should woman take up a rifle and follow an infantry person, this may become needed in the next World War Three, but in World War One women were nurses and other non combat fields in the Great War.
Mademoiselle Miss was an American girl who became an
officer serving under the French. She took an oral exam under the integration
of nine doctors. She got threw school and carried the rank of lieutenant. She
served near the trenches of the
Emma Goldman was an atheist who was against World War One,
she said of the Woodrow Wilson” Imagine, capitalist
The 369th Infantry Regiment was nicknamed the “Harlem
Hellfighter” the American all black company attached to the French. The company
The Lost Battalion was a group of man lost in the field. A
carrier pigeon named Cher Ami which means dear friend, delivered a message that
saved a lot of people. Cher Ami was a breed of pigeon known as a Black Check
Cock carrier pigeon11. The group that was lost was called the Seventy- Seventh
Infantry Division, and this delivery allowed one hundred and ninety four lives
to walk out of the
GAS, GAS the men in the camp bellow as they struggle to put on their masks. The worn out horn honks and honks, the putting on the mask struggle continues. The wrenches clank together in the mechanic bay attempt to alert the man at his short range outpost to mask, he does.
Germans used Gas for the first time in a battle against
the British; it was in
Gas Masks were cloth made, but were treated with chemicals that help with decreasing the risk of the bad chemicals. The soldier saw by two windows like holes that were glass. Rubber covered tubing aided in breathing, it prevented in inhaling bad gas. A gas mask was good for five hours; a waterproof bag was exchanged when it went bad. A soldier only had eighteen to twenty seconds to dawn and clear on a mask, many died in trying to put on a mask.16
Soldier alone does not always win war at home and abroad. The war at home, take a different kind of soldier. A Different Kind could not survive this, with out faith. Programs run by lay people and soldiers abroad of all faiths win wars. Reporters in the field affect the moral of all whom hear their reports, it is all this that make up a battlefield. The paper non-combatants, who are willing to die for their country, Salvation Armies works during World War One. Reporters and record wars from all perspectives, it would be interesting to write this paper about that. Who is the Soldier really fighting for, their country or each other?
Tank technology developed slowly to what they are today. The British invented and used the first tank. The name tank was because the boxes were marked “tank” to keep then a secret. The Battle of Somme was the day the tanks put on their first show on September fifteenth nineteen sixteenth. The French started using tanks in nineteenth seventeen. Tanks were used as a fear factor and to brake threw large obstacles. The early tanks had a lot of trouble with vision for the driver and they got bogged down in area of mud and other murkiest area. Most of these problems were resolved in later models. A tanker is one of the combat arms in which modern women could due, because to put four men and gear in a tank makes no since. A Tanker is a culture within the military they usual work with Engineers. Both groups try hard not to hit their infantry support while their all doing their jobs.17
The dogs of war sometimes are real dogs. Dogs were used to carry messages, their ability to be a small target much like a low crawl of a soldier. The dogs made fast deliveries with their messages. Dogs are even faster then humans. Dogs also consoled soldiers on the Western Front. The trenches were very lonely and dogs helped fill some voids. Adolf Hitler was thought to keep a dog in his German trench. In 60 minutes the dog mostly got the messages threw if and when all other way did not work, the dog way worked.18
The Unknown Soldier was a World War One soldier. He was
selected by an official ceremony. The Unknown Soldier was selected in . The Unknown
Soldier was picked from four soldiers who nobody know who they are. The soldier
was chosen who the worst looking one was. The Unknown Soldier came from
The twentieth century brought the war to the skies and beyond. The kinds of thing that went in the air were hot air balloons and weather balloons, prior to Zeppelins The inventor named Ferdinand Von Zeppelin in vented the Zeppelin a lean mean killing machine. The Zeppelin was able to carry all kinds of weapons of mass destruction of the great wars day. Machines were able to blaze any trail and other weaponry away. The Zeppelin blew away cities like space aliens do in movies. The advancement of the aircraft from tri-plane to bi-plane, then to single winged engines plane changed wars forever and without the plane the atom bombs in World War Two may never be dropped or September eleventh two thousand and one may have never had plane hit the twin towers in New York. Plans deliverer medicine to people and carry great people who do great thing also. The plane defiantly killed the Zeppelin, well technology simple marches on.20
One of German most feared dude’s was Baron Manfred Von Richthofen. He was Germans golden boy. He had eighty kills, and was awarded to “Orden Pour le Merite”, which is also called the Blue Max. The Blue Max is Germans highest award. The Red Baron painted his plane red, and that got his unit the name of “Flying Circus”. The Red Baron died at the young age of twenty five, a memorial that men were really young who died in the Great War.21
Flying aces were seen more like the sword duels of old. When two planes would engage in combat it was more like a ballet, not a war. An air duel is also called a dogfight. Planes were used in many methods such as to take pictures for reconnaissance. The planes were used in large scale strategic bombardment attacks. Planes were also used in tactical attacks which were on a tiny scale. Planes were an advancement which changed war forever, mass destruction took the honor and chivalry out of planes, but it is air superiority that wins war, not good sportsmanship.22
In conclusion war is not meant to be fought at all only
under extreme attacks were needed.
If some one is a good soldier he or she will walk away if the soldier feels they are not ready. A man is not predestined to simply fight, but to love or heal. The measure of a great human person is the willingness to say no, and simply walk away from war and let someone else fight on, because healer are need in the war at home then on the front lines when there is not lines then its just safer in the rear with the gear for that type of person. World War One is just a simple matter of perspective, that’s all and this just one perspective from a person who is thirty-something.
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