Modernization Of Warfare

Deadly Innovations Of The 20th Century

The Gun Helmet: An Early Attempt At Modernization

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGC8h6iBbPM&edufilter=0NsmCsBD3UGorqyU6yfFOg

The Gun Helmet-although not used today- is an example of the massive increase of innovative weapons of warfare produced (and thought up) around the time of WWI.

Innovations and Important People

Big Bertha

Big Bertha, the German Howitzer. Weighing in at approximately 43 tons. 1,807 lbs shells, 419 mm, effective range: 7.8 miles. Big Bertha was an intimidating enemy for The Allies.