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During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from 22 April – 25 May 1915 for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. It was the first mass use by Germany of poison gas on the Western Front. For the first time, a former colonial force (the 1st Canadian Division) defeated a European power (the German Empire) on European soil (in the battles of St. Julien and Kitcheners' Wood, engagements during the…

The Germans had the biggest artillery cannons and the fastest-firing machine guns in the world. They also had a chilling new weapon — deadly poison gas

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This sheet is a great informational piece to summarize information about some of the most important weapons invented during the great wars.

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Samurai Sword - Basic sword cuts The same seven cuts are used in Regimental Highland broadsword.

On 7 December, 1941 the Japanese Empire conducted an air raid on American Ships at Pearl Harbour, bringing the United States into World War Two. It...

Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.

American Expeditionary Force, World War 1.

American Expeditionary Force, World War 1.

WWI Royal Enfield Bicycle Ambulance; "The perils of ambulance work in war time: a strav bullet finds its billet"

"The perils of ambulance work in war time: a strav bullet finds its billet"

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Was nationalism the main cause of essays Nationalism During World War One History Essay. Many believed that the alliance system was the major cause of the World War. Nationalism triggered the World.

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The Long, Long Trail The British Army in the Great War WWI Battle of the Somme Trench layout- i think this is a great overlook of the trenches and makes it easy to understand

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Very basic set-up of a trench. As the war continued into its second and third years the trenches became much more advanced with sleeping and officer quarters.

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in World War 1 History: SEPTEMBER 15, 1914 : FIRST TRENCHES ARE DUG ON THE WESTERN FRONT

In the wake of the Battle of the Marne—during which Allied troops halted the steady German push through Belgium and France that had .