Modern Warfare

Document Sample
Modern Warfare Powered By Docstoc
					                         Modern Warfare


When war broke out in 1914, the warring sides fell back on their war
plans. The Germans had the Schlieffen Plan and the French had plan 17.
These involved movement. The British sent over the BEF to stop the
Germans beating France. This stopped the movement. The warring
armies began to dig trenches to fight each othe r from. These were
soon to stretch from Switzerland to the English Channel! No one had
planned for this.


COPY THE ABOVE INTO YOUR JOTTERS

NOW READ PAGES 45 and 46 FROM “CONFLICT AND CO-
OPERATION”

1:   What did General Haig say before 1914? Was he right?

2:   Name two new weapons which were used in World War
     One

3:   Which weapon were the Germans particularly fond of?

4:   Describe what French soldiers were wearing when they
     went into battle

5:   Why was this a bad idea?

6:   Look at source 9.3. Describe what would have happened if
     this was a real event

COPY AND COMPLETE THE PARAGRAPH BELOW

When World War One started, the generals were very o—f----
----. They believed the war would be fought with ------ and ----
--. They were very -----. New --------- had been developed.
Weapons such as the M------ G—could kill -------- of men in
minutes. The ------- had the most knowledge of these weapons.
This meant the British and French were very -------------. The
war now looked like it would last a long time


                           WORD BOX

  Germans    Machine Gun            Old Fashioned       Horses

                              wrong

    Disadvantaged          swords     technology     hundreds

				
DOCUMENT INFO