Technology Wins Wars Argumentative Essay by hicaliber

Technology Wins Wars
This paper asserts that it is technology that wins wars.
# 95364 | 1,149 words | 18 sources | APA | 2007 | US


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Description:

In this article, the writer explains that appropriate technology used properly wins wars. The writer uses different examples to show that, whether taken battle by battle or over the course of a campaign or an entire war, winners employed appropriate technology properly, and that made the difference. The writer points out that examples from World War II and the Vietnam War clearly show that the effective use of appropriate technology does win wars, while the reverse has the opposite effect. The writer also shows over all that the strategic use of superior technology is ultimately the deciding factor in winning wars. However, in the case of Vietnam, the wrong technology was used improperly and resulted in a mess from which the U.S. still bears the scars.

Sample of Sources Used:

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