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Advancements in Technology between the World Wars
A look at the advancements in technology during the period between World War I and World War II, with an emphasis on warfare.
# 49359 | 3,462 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Mar 02, 2004 in Computer and Technology (Technology) , History (General)


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Description:

This paper discusses the topic of technology and how it changed between World War I and World War II. Specifically, it looks at advancements in technology between the two world wars and how warfare was different from the First World War to the Second World War. It shows how, throughout time, war has plagued humanity's history and how, even though the two largest wars were fought almost back to back with many of the same countries involved, the warfare changed drastically from WWI to WWII because of advancements in technology.

Outline
World War I Technologies
World War II Technologies
Aircraft
Chemical Warfare
Rifles and Artillery
Tanks
Battleships and Submarines
Changes in How the Wars were Fought
Other Technologies
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"When America entered the war in 1917, aircraft production went into high gear, and new materials, engines, and aircraft designs were all created seemingly overnight. By the end of the war, planes were outfitted with machine guns which were synchronized with the propellers, the first bomb sights were developed, radios were installed, more was understood about high-altitude flying including how to outfit pilots for the cold encountered at high altitudes, and balloons were used for reconnaissance and photography missions. During the eighteen months America was in the war, aviation technology advanced tremendously, and it became clear that wars were no longer simply ground-based affairs, the skies above held infinite possibilities (Oliver 528-531). This would prove increasingly true during the fighting in World War II."

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