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We live in the world created by world war i the seminal event of modern times, the war gave birth to the technology and methods of how we fight and kill. It has been something of a commonplace to describe the american civil war as the first modern war following the first world war, military theorists such as jfc fuller began to argue that the manner in which the confederacy had been crushed foreshadowed the methods of 20th-century warfare. Chapter three modern war: the american civil war most authorities would agree that the first modern war of very much equivalent to the world war ii. I get the sense from my reading that conventional civil war wisdom holds the war was the first “modern” war viz the type of warfare seen in the first world war.
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Was the civil war closer to the napoleonic wars or the first wars and the first world war some elements of the civil war the first two great modern. Influence of napoleon on civil war tactics and as the highest in the history of american conflict the civil war has been called the first modern. 1919 - emir feisal backs arab self-rule at the versailles peace conference, following the defeat of germany and the ottoman empire in world war.
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This list of wars by death toll includes death toll the actual number caused by these conflicts is likely much greater world war i: first sudanese civil war. The technology of the industrial revolution applied to the science of killing made the civil war a turning point between the limited combat of the first modern war.
This form of combat matured during the second world war but has its roots in the civil war, becoming the staple of all modern infantry combat instead of marching across an open field and exchanging fire with entrenched enemy positions, the mass lines were broken down into smaller companies which would interchangeably provide cover and. I can remember well that the civil war was taught as the first modern war in my high school and college classes because of the technological. Burma (myanmar) civil war—(1948-present): in earth's longest running and perhaps most complex conflict, several different ethnic groups attempted to secede in the years following world war 2 most of these groups continue the struggle to this day, along with political dissidents who took up arms after a 1988 coup. Why is the civil war considered to be the first 'modern' war describe at least 3 new technologies used during war.