What to Do in a Gas Attack

Poison gas was used in WWI with terrible effect. However, both sides developed sophisticated gas masks and protective clothing that essentially negated the strategic importance of chemical weapons. After WWI some claimed that chemical weapons would be useful in...

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Imperial Japanese Army

  Type 95 Ha Go tank 1935; Wikimedia Commons In the 1930s, the Imperial Japanese Army developed mechanized infantry units with the  Type 95 light tank produced by Mitsubishi.  The Type 95 tank saw significant action in the "China Conflict," where,  although lightly...

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The Lost Generation

Disillusioned by the horrors of the Great War, and disaffected with the path the USA was taking in the 1920s, some American writers renounced American policies and lifestyles. Included among this Lost Generation, were F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and John Dos...

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America Traumatized by WWI

America lost 116,516 men in WWI, with ~320,000 sick and wounded of the 4.7 million men who served. More men died from disease (63,114) than in combat (53,402), largely due to the influenza epidemic of 1918. But the psychological trauma was Although her casualties were...

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WWI – Success forJapan

Many Japanese felt participation in WWI had benefitted their country. In 1919, Japan was given former German possessions in China and a Mandate over the German Pacific island possessions that the Japanese navy had taken. The war industry thrived and Japan's niche in...

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America in WWI

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I_casualties In contrast to Japan, although entering the Great War late, the USA suffered many casualties. The official U.S. Dept. of Defense figure for WWI military deaths is 116,516. This includes 53,402 battle deaths and...

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Japan in WWI

From 1914-1918 Japan joined Great Britain, France and Russia in the war against Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy. By opposing German naval forces in the South Pacific and Indian Oceans and seizing German colonies in China, the Mariana, Caroline and Marshall Islands,...

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