When the Great War began, armies attempted to fight using tactics that had been in use for hundreds of years. What they discovered, however, was that traditional tactics no longer worked. New technologies had made old tactics obsolete.
Posted on September 30, 2011 at 8:14pm
It was proposed by a reader that I write a post outlining the differences between World War 1 and 2. These are the differences between the World Wars that seem most notable to me.
One of the differences between World War 1 and 2 is how and why they began.
Posted on September 22, 2011 at 2:24pm
Why is World War I worth studying? It’s a connection. All history is, but the Great War is a connection that has special significance to our modern world. It was a collision of the old world and the new. This can be understood from a technological standpoint. For example, every European army involved at the beginning of the war in 1914 entered the conflict with a large cavalry force. I don’t mean armored cavalry like we have today, I mean soldiers on horseback.
The years 1914-1918…Continue
Posted on September 22, 2011 at 2:23pm