How did new technology add to the destruction during world war 1?
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Tanks, airplanes, machine guns, grenades, and chemical warfare were employed for the first time in World War 1. Because of technological advancements at this time in history… warfare was changed because the much more efficient weapons made it much easier to kill the enemy and eliminated chivalry. Because of these new advancements such as tanks, machine guns and lethal gasses such as mustard gas casualties were much higher and trench warfare was introduced to keep soldiers safe while not in combat due to the ability to kill enemies from long distances. The aforementioned tanks, airplanes, and chemicals were generally the ONLY significant technologies invented DURING the First World War. And, overall, none proved to be a significant factor. Chemical warfare, while horrible, proved to be unwieldy and unpredictable, and relatively easy to counter. After some limited successes against unprepared opponents, the use of chemical gas had very little tactical benefit; the recognition of this limited utility is that after widespread use in 1915 - except for the short-lived effects of the introduction of mustard gas in 1917 - gas was abandoned by both sides as an effective tactic. Tanks likewise had very limited impact, though for different reasons. They were not available in sufficient numbers to make a difference when first deployed, and the technology was too new - WW1 tanks were too slow, too expensive, had too little armor, and broke down much too fast. Tanks in WW1 were "proof-of-concept", in that they showed a potential to change warfare, but the actual tank available was not up to the task of being useful. Tanks played no real role in the collapse of the German Army in 1918, and had extremely limited successes on the battlefield. Airplanes were in a similar position as tanks - the technology was really too new and immature for effective combat use. At best, the airplane provided better observation and reconnaissance ability than previously available, but, in a static trench-warfare setting (with the commonly poor European weather), the amount of benefit this provided is easy to overstate. Tactical and strategic bombing was non-existent; the airplane would have to wait for the wars of the 30s and 40s before becoming a useful (and game-changing) weapon. On the other hand, several technologies which had been developed over the prior several decades first saw widespread use in European-style combat during WW1, and it was these technologies which proved to define the fighting. A short list would include: the practical submarine, machine guns, mass quantities of long-range artillery, effective hand grenades and mortars, and barbed wire. Lesser-known technologies which weren't as immediately apparent in impact, but still had a noticeable one, were: the diesel engine, motorized vehicles (primarily the tractor, not the automobile/truck), steam turbines, advances in field medicine, and improvements in many chemical processes (most noticeably, the introduction of smokeless powder for firearms, and radically more effective high explosives). The impact of the aforementioned "pre-existing" technologies varied according to how they were used. Technologies like the submarine, diesel engines, and steam turbines were accompanied by radically new (and innovative) ideas on how to use them - WW1 proved the place where these new ideas were first employed, and they often resulted in a revolutionary new fighting style. Other technologies, such as the machine gun, barbed wire, heavy artillery, and smokeless powder, were simply incorporated into the existing military mindset, without the accompanying re-examination of their potential impact. This set of technologies had been previously employed in a variety of smaller wars (primarily in colonial and non-European settings) in one-sided manners, and their impacts against similarly-equipped opponents were never really considered. It is these technologies which are primarily responsible for the wholesale slaughter of WW1 - the prevailing military theory had failed to consider the characteristics of this recent technology advances, and thus, missed the radical change required by their employment by BOTH sides of a conflict. Overall, brand-new technology in WW1 had no real impact; rather, it was the first use of many existing technologies in a European-style mass combat situation which defined the radical form of WW1..
In 1915, new technology had once again created weapons that were more powerful and deadly than the old ones. For one thing, in April 1915, Germany began using poison gas as a …weapon. The gas burned lungs & blinded eyes. Soon, both sides used gases against each other. Germany continued developing deadly gases.
gas was used as a weapon that choked and blinded the enemy. also, airplanes were beginning to be used. artillery, tanks, rifles, and machine guns were weapons used, but I'm no…t positive if they were new.
Increase in the number of nations that could fight in the war ...
WWI was the beginning of the naval battle between England and Germany and who could get the best battle fleets. \n. Germany was producing large amounts of high tech battle cr…uisers whereas England produced fewer yet more advanced models. \n. WWII the USA introduced the Aircraft carrier which to date is the most powerful weapon in the world. \n. So basically WWI introduced breakthrough naval technology.
Automatic weapons, new tactics, airplanes, tanks, trenches, chemical weaponry.
Tanks were introduced, among several chemical weapons such as chlorine and mustard gas.
A need to kill people more effectivly in order to win the war.
\nMostly early tanks, jeeps, artillery guns.
i have no ideas about past..... :(
Poison Gas(Mustard Gas which were dropped from planes on enemy trenches designed to make the eyes tear and itch, throat clog up, eventually die if exposed to long), Machine Gu…ns(First used by the Germans), Tanks, Trench Warfare(Generals and Commanders ordered their soldiers to attack in large waves which ended up with severe casualties on all sides do to the machine guns power with ammunition of death, also caused what was known as No Man's Land or a Stalemate), and planes.
This is a answer that's isn't fully but: In the ww1 the big invention was the tank. The WW1 is famously because of his huge deads in trench-wars. When the English had invenste…d the tank the could ride over the trenches of the Germans so the would be killed. There a speculations that if the tank wasn't invented Germany had won the war.
Wireless radio became very popular during WWI as a source of news and entertainment. The invention of the wireless radio and newer smaller radios that were less expensive allo…wed more middle class families to own what was on a luxury item reserved for the wealthy. As radio became more popular, such as after WWI, it was able to be used as a propaganda tool for dictators like Hitler, who came to power a few years after WWI.
There are several things that were first used in WW1 like submarines, machine guns and fighter planess. The first sub-machine gun was developed during WW1 but the war ended be…fore in came in to service.
E2020: U-Boat World War 1 was known as the "War to end all Wars". There were many things within the war which did not represent advances in technology. For instance, digging… of a trench was not an advancement in technology, as that has been done for hundreds of years. Hand to hand combat also does not represent an advancement in technology.
machine guns,mustard gas,aircraft of any kind,oh and tanks just to think of a few