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. B…ecause 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.. (MORE)
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nWell World War I was fought in the trenches and some under water.\nBut in World War II we had improved bombs and aircraft the fight with.\n. \nmelissa
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 dea…dly gases. (MORE)
Tank, aircraft, poison gas . \nThe most important weapon invented and used in WWI was the Tank.\nThe aircraft as a weapon was used extensively for the first time in WWI for reconnaisance, artillery spotting, bombing, and strafing - the aircraft was used as a weapon to a limited extent in earlier …conflicts.\nPosion gas was used for the first time in WWI (MORE)
Lots were used new and old. Old included Animals such as Horses, dogs and pigeons. New included gas masks, tanks and aircrafts.
Some of the new technologies of World War I led to devastatingcasualties. These new weapons included machine guns and poison gas.
1. Tanks 2. Machine guns 3. Poison gas 4. Trench warfare . Actually, only the first of the above list were "new" technologies. All of the others were invented long beforehand, and were used in other conflicts well before WW1. A list of technologies first effectively employed in WW1; th…at is, while the underlying technology was, in most cases, developed before the war, WW1 is the first time a practical version of the technology was widely used. . tanks . airplanes . indirect-fire artillery with correction by a forward observer . submarines . telephone and wireless communications See the Related Question link for more. (MORE)
Many new technologies were introduced in World War I. A few of themost significant were poisonous gases of various kinds utilized byboth sides in the conflict; militarily effective aircraft, bothfixed-wing and dirigible types; helmet-design; and armored fightingvehicles or, as the British dubbed the…m for secrecy purposes,"tanks". Mechanized warfare, Tanks, also Airplanes. Flamethrowers, trench mortars, poison gas, barbed wire, and submarines were first used effectively (though not necessarily invented during the conflict). (MORE)
Actually, no. The British invented tanks around 1914; German efforts in tank development did not begin until the British Mark I was first deployed against the Germans in 1916. Back to the original question: I'm going to answer assuming that the question refers to only technologies invented DURING… or IMMEDIATELY BEFORE the First World War. That is, technologies which were invented no earlier than 1910, or, which could not be build or employed practically until WW1. A short list of newly invented or first-practically-available technologies that were used in the First World War: . Airplanes . Tanks . Large-scale deployment of Poisonous chemical gases . Submarines . ASDIC (primitive SONAR) . Telephone . Aerial bombing (whether by plane of zeppelin ) . Wireless (aka Radio) - primarily by naval forces . Lightweight mortar (aka Trench Mortar) . Flamethrower . amphibious assaults . small-unit assault tactics (in the modern sense) . indirect-fire artillery Of these, only Submarines, Indirect-fire Artillery, and the Telephone/Wireless had huge impacts. More limited (but still significant) effects came from the Mortar, Flamethrower, and small-unit tactics. All the rest were either mostly ineffective and/or too technologically immature to have any real impact. There are many technologies which are associated with the First World War, but were invented (or employed) well beforehand. Their association with WW1 comes due to WW1 being their first use where all combatants were able to effectively employ them in large numbers, thus having significant impact on the style of combat. A short list of these technologies follows: . machine guns . hand grenades . "modern" steel helmet . modern spying techniques and (most importantly) organization . barbed wire . nitrate-based smokeless explosives (for all sorts of ammunition) . radically more effective high explosives . the modern naval convoy system (for protection of merchant shipping) (MORE)
Some of the new technology of war which was used in WWI is: Aircraft, to include Zeppelins and dirigibles, machine guns tanks poison gas limpetmine
There were many things like machine guns and Artillary, which are giant cannons. Also there was gas grenades. There were planes,artillery,flamethrowers,machineguns,chlorine and mustard gas shells which would choke your lungs in 5 minutes, submarines, and that is about all i can name. Also, a less kn…own tecknology were trenches. they also stated to use airplanes and u-boats, or submarines. (MORE)
The new weapons of world war one were machine guns,Tanks,poison gas, and planes og WW1
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 not positive if they were new.
Tanks (armored cars) were used for the first time at the Battle of the Somme during World War 1. More modern tanks were developed just before the end of the war. Anti-aircraft guns, sub-machine guns, and automatic rifles that could be used by one man, were developed during World War 1. The hand g…renade was in existence but was quickly developed for use during WW1. Poison gases such as chlorine gas and mustard gas were first used in World War 1 although they had already been developed. (MORE)
Radar that gave a massive advantage to the defence and fighter command.. The self-sealing petrol tank that saved, for example, many an airman from serious burns and, or death.
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 cruisers whereas England produced fewer yet more advanced models. \n. WWII the USA introduced the Aircraft carrier which to da…te is the most powerful weapon in the world. \n. So basically WWI introduced breakthrough naval technology. (MORE)
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 Guns(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. (MORE)
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 invensted 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. (MORE)
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 allowed 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. (MORE)
World War one featured aerial warfare, artillery, trench warfare, and machine guns ( as well as repeating rifles)
i believe it was checkoslavakia if that's how you spell it because it was the first hit they wiped everything when they did that
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 before in came in to service.
It is easy if u think about it now we have silencers, semi- automatic weapons, 50 cals, and tank piercing weapons. also the military has the best newest technology available before society even knows about it. world war I and WWII were wars which technology was combined with weapons. pure synergy.
The Russian leader at the start of the war was Tsar Nicholas II. The Tsar was overthrown by the Bolsheviks in the 1917 Revolution, whose leader, Lenin, took Russia out of the war after the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany.
\nthe first ever mass produced tank was developed and used near the end of WW1
The tank was introduced by the British as a way to destroy barbed wire defenses
Airplanes, tanks, submarines, chemicals such as chlorine and mustard gas, flamethrowers, machine guns. Idk if you'd consider trenches as technology but they were new. That's all I can think of, hope it helps :)
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. (MORE)
There were many, more than in any war up to this point. The list I shall give is probably not all of them. The tank was invented by a British officer as a way to get across no-mans land and over trenches. It was impervious to all but artillery so machine-guns and rifles were useless. Also gas was us…ed on a large scale for the first time. It was placed in shells and fired from artillery into enemy trenches. The most memorable gas used was "mustard" gas. The bomber plane was also invented during WW1, with the German Gotha bomber being the first plane to realistically be classed as such. There were also many advances in existing military technologies. It was only in this war that fighter planes became what we would now call fighter planes. Before the war they were used solely for reconnaissance but by the end they had developed into real fighters. Also machine guns became water-cooled meaning they would not overheat and artillery fired further and faster. Also cavalry was finally shown to be an archaic military wing that was no longer relevant to a modern war. (MORE)
They dug! As they were digging they used wood and bits of scrap metal (quite hard to come by, as they were needed to make guns) to hold up the tunnel and stop a cave-in.
The idea of trench warfare was not new, but was taken to its extreme. The basic firearms were still present (pistol, rifle, machine guns, and cannon) but had more advanced versions, such as the 1911 Colt semi-automatic pistol, the M-1 rifle, the Browning Automatic Rifle and the Thompson submachine g…un, and the Maxim water-cooled guns. New field rations replaced those used extensively in the Spanish-American War. Carrier pigeons were not new. Mounted cavalry was not used extensively, but there were still horse-drawn wagons and artillery carriages. Much of the troop movement in the war were still made by train. (MORE)
World War I is significant because it marked the debut of many new types of weapons and was the first huge war to benefit from technological advances in radio, electrical power, and other technologies
well, the first use of the tank was used by Americans, whereas they had lees than 100 tanks ww1 was the first time American soldiers were given an IQ test the first x-rays were used and the first blod bank was established! there's a lot more, this video should help you . See related link for …more details. (MORE)
The use of tanks and aircrafts made World War 1 so destructive.Another reason was because there were so many countries involved.
Justin Bieber and Katy Perry had a baby that could sing, causing everybody to be happy and not want to fight. End of story.
Barbed wire, machine guns, poison gas, tanks, airplanes, and submarines changed warfare as the world knew it. War used to be based solely on number and how fast you could march. Now all that mattered was who got there first. By liberally placing barbed wire, they could just sit there with machine gu…ns, and literally mow the enemy down as the marched towards them. Poison gas was introduced at the Second Battle of the Ypres and was highly effective to the point were it was banned after World War I was finished. At first, airplanes were only used to take photographs of the war on both sides, but soon they were dropping bombs and gas, and fighting each other in the air. Submarines could take out cargo ships transporting food and supplies to enemy lines, while the contribution of the tank is a little more obvious. (MORE)
Technology did not really change so much during World War 1,but this was the first war that made extensive use of all thetechnologies previously developed between the 1850s and the early20th century in a manner that had significant effects on the warboth tactically and strategically.
Machine guns, trucks, planes, mortars, and telegrams. These are the first five that come to mind.
Technical advancements were key to fighting in WWI. Key weapon improvemnts are: the machinegun, heavy artillery, howitsizers, grenades, mortars, and bolt action rifles. These weapons had a consequence, you had to fight from trenches.
Better weapons give a military advantage, so if you want to win a war you are always looking for new and better technology.
Notable ones were tanks and chemical warfare. 'Tanks' were named for that which they were disguised as - water tanks. Chemicals used in the First World War were gases that blinded, blistered, and killed (mustard and chlorine gases).
It helped the soldiers and army easily attack and defendthemselves. ---- Technology changed warfare forever beginning with WWI. The machine gun was the greatest technology, it put so much leaddown range that soldiers walking in Napoleonic style would begunned down in minutes. Believe it or not the… allies did not think it would be the next bigweapon, while the Germans saw the machine gun as the future. Thisexplains the central powers victories during the first few years ofthe war. U-boats for surprise naval attacks on merchant ships.. Airplanes for spying on enemy lines and dogfights... Gas to bring harm to the enemy without putting your mens lives onthe line.. Next to the machine gun in importance was the tank, it basicallybroke the trench warfare stalemate and helped the allies win thewar. The tank was heavily invested in by the allies, while the CentralPowers did not think of it as much. Pretty much the tank helped the allies win the war, it was aturning point when they brought them into combat. (MORE)
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What new technology appeared on the battlefield for the first time in history in during world war 1?
Tanks, aeroplanes, zeppelins, flamethrowers, grenades, trench mortars. Wouldn't 100% rely on this information though so it would be best to check another source before making a definite answer.
The large number of artillery . The large number of man Carry-able machine guns . The advent of aircraft A these things lead to the hell that was the war in the trenches.
Tanks ( first used in the Somme campaign), miitary aircraft including Zeppelins, Fighters and bombers, Submarines, all were used big-time in the Great War along with more subtle devices as sound location detectors by Czarist Russia and much spy technology, also by the Russians. The White Russian Blo…ckade Runners, that is a story that could use some cinematic revivals, indeed Resurgence, pun intended. Some were destroyer-like fast transports and others may have been submarines. Russian subs had siphon breathing devices before the Germans came up with the Snorkel. Ideally, you could get her down to siphon depth ( if batteries were fully charged and engines running normally) in 30 seconds. These Siphon equipped subs operated with Surface Task Forces- One per major Task Group- like in the Battleship game. They would seek out possible enemy subs, and engage them if they posed a threat ( as U-boats could easily do) to the Task Force. (MORE)
How did these new weapons increase the death toll and destruction of property in Europe during World War 1?
Gas killed men painfully and it only took one shell. Tanks were unstoppable and planes were impossible to stop too. As men charge machine guns rip near 100s to shreds. Shells blow men apart. With one shell being able to kill 20 men this really makes a differences then the Civil War where one bullet …kills one man. (MORE)
what was learned during the war? how to build rockets and use them for bombs and planes
Barbed wire. Long range artillery. Poison gas artillery shells. "Tanks" (armored treaded mobile guns). Radio. Airplanes.
The most notable technical innovations were the long-distance gunsand their much-improved accuracy, the machine gun, the airplane andthe tank.