9.22.10 - Triple Entente Allies Great Britain France Russia...

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- Triple Entente: Allies: Great Britain, France, Russia, U.S - Triple Entente: Central Powers: Germany, Aus-Hung, Ottoman Empire - How to distinguish one power from another? Helmets , uniform: color. - U.S copied British helmet, plain. - French: Mohawk - German: spike on top: intimidation. Stop making the spike, manufacturing costs. - Not worried about camouflage. Pride, intimidation. - Helmets protecting from fragmentation, shrapnel, not bullets. - Uniforms: wool, different colors for each nation. Weapons: - Muskets (load from front), breach loading weapon (rear), smoother bore weapon, rifles (groove, spirals. More accurate, goes farther) Modern Battlefield: more firepower. - Machine guns~ trenches. Bullets in a belt. Can fire 400-800 rounds per minute, keep trigger pressed. - Hand Grenades: light them pull a pin - Bayonet: knife at end of gun. Spear. - Flame throwers (poorly made): Germany, gasoline gel: clear out trenches - High explosive shells: shrapnel, artillery, motors. -
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course HISTORY 213 taught by Professor Garcia during the Spring '11 term at NJIT.

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