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  • Urban Guerrilla Tactics
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    Guerrilla Warfare The term guerrilla (Spanish, "little war") originated in the early 19th century during the Peninsular war when, after the defeat of Spain's regular forces, Spanish irregulars and civilians rose up against the French occupying forces. The practice of guerrilla warfare, however, dates from antiquity; for example, the Bible tells of the Israelite conquest of Canaan, led by Joshua, involving harassment and ambush of the enemy. Later Jewish resistance to foreign rule was expressed i...
  • One Other Gun
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    During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were many technological advances that changed the way war was looked upon. War was no longer two opposing groups meeting in a field for a prearranged fight. It had evolved into a strategic game where the stronger your toys, the better your team fought. The industrial revolution had changed the way war was engaged, fought, and ended. This transformation would bring about the second of the worldwide battles, the Second World War. The Technologie...
  • Military Forces At The Time
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    The Art of War in the 17th and 18th Centuries The Art of War in the 17th and 18th Centuries is a history course book whose author's are United States Military Academy history instructors Lieutenant Colonel Dave Richard Palmer and Major Albert Sidney Britt. The textbook gives an insight into the military tactics and the political reasons when they were brought about in the 17th and 18th centuries. The text was published in West Point, New York in 1969. The book contains 9 chapters and 185 pages. ...
  • Useful In Building
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    Tactics are used in a way so that one country can be triumphal over another country or surrounding city-states. Throughout time many different tactics have been used in battles and wars. Each different country needs a different plan of attack. A leader must look at what a country's weaknesses and strengths are and decide from there. The tactics that our group had were very similar to what had happened in the start of the Roman Empire. The building up of alliances is very important in that it hel...
  • Caused Many Deaths In World War I
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    Many people originally thought that World War One would be over by Christmas 1914, so it came as a shock when a year passed. Two. Three. Four. Four terrible years of stalemate, endless tragedy, devastating effects on families, many deaths and life altering experiences. Also, most people believed by 1918 that a war like the previous one would never take place again, and that it would be the 'War to end all Wars'. False advertisements lead people to believe the war was exciting. Recruitment poster...
  • Red Baron Manfried Von Richtofen
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    Baron Manfried Von Richtofen: The Red Baron Baron Manfried Von Richtofen: The Red Baron Baron Manfried Von Richtofen was the best Ace of World War One. With confirmed kills coming in at around 80, he is the fighter ace with the most kills ever recorded-ever. However, he started out his career as a soldier in the trenches, not as a pilot. During the battle of the Somme, he saw his first airplane fly overhead, and was immediately hooked. He loved everything about flying, and his pompous, arrogant,...

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