Vietnam part one

Vietnam war

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Vietnam war went horribly. It was a serious just a problem for America, and humiliating fail. Warfare changed, and sort of technology. Soldiers going in to the war were young and poorly trained for the specific type of jungle combat that they were expected to fight in. It was a horrible loss of life and a tragedy of the 20th century for American history.

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Warfare diversity

Diversity

~Michael Gidlewski�

�����Warfare. Warfare has diversity. It is the type of combat, technology, strategies, location, and the people fighting within it that make it diverse.� For many people, the army still had segregation up until WW2. By Vietnam, units were integrated. But diversity during warfare was not just racial. There are many different diverse types of warfare. Trench combat, air to air, Beach landings, tank bells, infantry battles, naval battles, and so much more. Different technology. As the years of all new technology came about making warfare consistently changing and always diverse. There are many different strategies and warfare, guerrilla warfare, open warfare, Sieging, although these are different types of combat they’re all very good at one thing, killing. Location is diverse. There’s no one continent designated for warfare, it happens everywhere. The Pacific Islands, the fields of Europe, the deserts of Africa, even on American soil.


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Diversity

~Michael Gidlewski 

Diversity of warfare

 

“The diversity is the risk of war, the necessity of diversity is mutual respect.”
~Tariq Ramadan



     Warfare. Warfare has diversity. It is the type of combat, technology, strategies, location, and the people fighting within it that make it diverse.  For many people, the army still had segregation up until WW2. By Vietnam, units were integrated. But diversity during warfare was not just racial. There are many different diverse types of warfare. Trench combat, air to air, Beach landings, tank bells, infantry battles, naval battles, and so much more. Different technology. As the years of all new technology came about making warfare consistently changing and always diverse. There are many different strategies and warfare, guerrilla warfare, open warfare, Sieging, although these are different types of combat they’re all very good at one thing, killing. Location is diverse. There’s no one continent designated for warfare, it happens everywhere. The Pacific Islands, the fields of Europe, the deserts of Africa, even on American soil.

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Air battle of Belgium Pt 2

May 11th

When the allies realized the bridges were lost, they sent out bombers to destroy the remaining ones. Hopefully this would delay the German invasion. The first attempt was to destroy the Albert canal bridges. 9 Belgian fairy battles escorted by 6 Gloster gladiators attempted to destroy the bridges. 6 Fairy battles were shot down by German fighters, along with 4 Gladiators. The last 3 fairy battles were heavily damaged and returned to base with the final 2 Gladiators. Belgians started evacuating fighters away from the front for bomber interception missions, but despite this, German bombers destroyed several Gladiators and the remaining hurricanes. 

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Gloster Gladiators

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Air battle of Belgium. Pt 1

The battle of Belgium is a little known battle. Even though the invasion of the lower countries was strategically important, it is often glossed over in general. And I’m diving even more specifically into the even lesser known air battle. Although most of belgium's planes were outdated, they had British and French air support. Even with that, the battle was one sided

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Have you ever wanted to fly a plane? Of course. Will this video help you. No. But maybe, just maybe, you can learn something.

In this video you will see me in the cockpit of a Spitfire Mk 1A in Warthunder. I will show you some controls of the Spitfire and I will attempt flight maneuvers. I even shoot some trucks.

 

I may not be the best pilot, but I can survive. I hope that one day, one of you will fly a plane from these completely, definitely, very detailed instructions.

If you do try to fly, try not to die.

 


Sleeep

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Sleep. Everyone needs sleep. But more specifically, sleeping on the battlefield. Everyone talks about the battles and action of WW2, but they don’t talk about how soldiers lived and slept. Sleep is one of the most important things for a soldier to have. Without energy soldiers will face fatigue, decreasing their battlefield efficiency. The concept of sleep being so important is strange. We always focus on the equipment and technology. Soldiers would often have to sleep in their foxholes because they would have to stay in cover.

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Boat chats #2: The AF series of boats

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AF D1

The AF D1 and the AF D3 were upgraded versions of German landing barges. The landing barges were designed to carry up to 3 Panzer III’s and 100 additional infantry. The AF’s were modified to carry heavy weaponry, but these weapons took the space of the infantry’s. These barges had decent armor, but that weighed them down, making them slow and cumbersome.

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Tank chats #1

Ho-Ni III

late war Japanese TD

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The Ho-Ni III was a late war Japanese TD or tank destroyer. It was based on the Chi-ha chassis giving it quite good mobility. Although it used the same 170 hp Mitsubishi air cooled Diesel engine as the Chi-ha, it was slower because of its large casemate housing a 75mm gun instead of a small turret housing a 47mm or 57mm. Speaking of the gun, it used the Type 90 75mm field gun, but once mounted it was called the 75mm type 3 cannon. It was very effective and could penetrate the frontal armor and destroy any allied tank of the time. The casemate allowed for great depression of the gun, this was very helpful for fighting on Okinawa because there were many hills for the tank to look down from. The tanks armor was generally thin and could be penetrated by all allied tank guns. Although this tank would try to stay hidden for as long as possible so armor wasn’t the biggest concern. If it did encounter enemies, the Ho-Ni III could protect against small arms fire and strafings because it had an all around casemate, unlike previous models.

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