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Modern warfare since the late Renaissance has relied upon firearms, with wide-ranging effects on military history and history in general.
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Modern warfare was born in this campaign -- periscopes, camouflage, booby traps, land mines, extended order, trench raids, foxholes, armored cars, night attacks, flares, sharpshooters in trees, interlaced vines and treetops, which were the forerunners of barbed wire, trip wires to thwart a cavalry charge, which presaged the mine trap, and the general use of anesthetics.
Modern air warfare technology and the invention of the atomic bomb had changed the importance of the military base.
During the Renaissance and the Early Modern period, siege warfare dominated the conduct of war in Europe.
During the Renaissance and the Early Modern period, siege warfare continued to dominate the conduct of the European wars.
Modern wargaming originated with the military need to study warfare and to ' reenact ' old battles for instructional purposes.
Modern scholars accepting his historicity place the completion of The Art of War in the Warring States Period ( 476 – 221 BC ), based on the descriptions of warfare in the text, and on the similarity of text's prose to other works completed in the early Warring States period.
Modern flamethrowers were first used during the trench warfare conditions of World War I ; their use greatly increased in World War II.
In the later transformation of its meaning during the European period of Early Modern warfare the order of battle came to mean the order in which the units manoeuvered or deployed onto the battlefield to form battle-lines, with the positioning on the right considered the place of greatest honour.
Modern military theory attempts to challenge entrenched mindsets in dealing with asymmetric warfare, terrorism, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Urban conflicts in Free Imperial Cities, which sometimes amounted to class warfare, were not uncommon in the Early Modern Age, particularly in the 17th century ( Lübeck, 1598 – 1669 ; Schwäbisch Hall, 1601 – 1604 ; Frankfurt, 1612 – 1614 ; Wezlar, 1612 – 1615 ; Erfurt, 1648 – 1664 ; Cologne, 1680 – 1685 ; Hamburg 1678-1693, 1702 – 1708 ).
With the end of the Middle Ages and the professional standing armies of Early Modern warfare, the concept of a " warrior class " or " military caste " became an anachronism.
In some historical discourses, " Drang nach Osten " combines historical German settlement in Eastern Europe, medieval military expeditions like the ones of the Teutonic Knights, and Germanisation policies and warfare of Modern Age German states like the Nazi lebensraum concept.
Modern submarine warfare consists primarily of diesel and nuclear submarines using weapons ( like torpedoes, missiles or nuclear weapons ), as well as advanced sensing equipment, to attack other submarines, ships, or land targets.
Trinquier is a theorist on the style of warfare he called Modern Warfare, an " interlocking system of actions-political, economic, psychological, military-which aims at the overthrow of the established authority in a country and its replacement by another regime.
Modern naval warfare is divided into three operational areas: surface warfare, air warfare and submarine warfare.
Modern surface warfare dates from the mid 20th century, when surface, air, and submarine warfare components were blended together as a tactical unit to achieve strategic objectives.
Modern rocket propelled grenades can penetrate almost of steel armour, posing a serious threat to tanks operating in environments of asymmetric warfare.
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It is written in English, very similar to the Early Modern English linguistic style of the King James Version of the Bible, and has since been fully or partially translated into 108 languages.
The Cubs have won 10 of those pennants in Major League Baseball's Modern Era ( 1901 – present ), while all 18 of the Cardinals ' have been won since 1901.
Modern American politics has been described as a duopoly since the Republican and Democratic parties have dominated and framed policy debate as well as the public discourse on matters of national concern for about a century and a half.
Modern Nationalism, as developed especially since the French Revolution, has made the distinction between " language " and " dialect " an issue of great political importance.
Modern distance education initially relied on the development of postal services in the 19th century and has been practised at least since Isaac Pitman taught shorthand in Great Britain via correspondence in the 1840s.
Modern devices are already in the nanometer regime, with sub-100 nm processing having been standard since the early 2000s.
* English in the British Isles until its consolidation as a national language in the Renaissance and the rise of Modern English ; subsequently internationally under the various states in or formerly in the British Empire ; globally since the victories of the predominantly English speaking countries ( United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and others ) and their allies in the two world wars ending in 1918 ( World War I ) and 1945 ( WW II ) and the subsequent rise of the United States as a superpower and major cultural influence.
" Modern French orders of knighthood include women, for example the Légion d ' Honneur ( Legion of Honor ) since the mid-19th c., but they are usually called chevaliers.
The question of whether or not existence is a predicate has been discussed since the Early Modern period, not least in relation to the ontological argument for the existence of God.
Such a bed trick has been a dramatic convention since antiquity and was used more than 40 times by every major playwright in the Early Modern theatre era except for Ben Jonson.
In Łukasiewicz 1951 book, Aristotle ’ s Syllogistic from the Standpoint of Modern Formal Logic, he mentions that the principle of his notation was to write the functors before the arguments to avoid brackets and that he had employed his notation in his logical papers since 1929.
Ethnic minorities declined since the beginning of the Modern Age, like the Polabs, Sorbs and even the once important Low Germans had to assimilate themselves.
Modern computer-monitors typically display about 72 to 130 pixels per inch ( PPI ), and some modern consumer printers can resolve 2400 dots per inch ( DPI ) or more ; determining the most appropriate image resolution for a given printer-resolution can pose difficulties, since printed output may have a greater level of detail than a viewer can discern on a monitor.
There have been numerous museum shows of Bearden's work since then, including a 1971 show at the Museum of Modern Art entitled Prevalence of Ritual, an exhibition of his highly prized prints entitled A Graphic Odyssey showing the work of the last fifteen years of his life, and the 2005 National Gallery of Art retrospective entitled The Art of Romare Bearden.
Modern Russian calculators MK-161 and MK-152, designed and manufactured in Novosibirsk since 2007 and offered by Semico, are backward compatible with them.
Shipbuilding # Modern worldwide shipbuilding industry | Shipbuilding is a flagship industry of South Korea that boomed since the 1960s.
Modern sociology has, since Max Weber, often been preoccupied with the problem of authority in secularized societies and with secularization as a sociological or historical process.
In Modern Greek usage ( and since the Roman Imperial period ), the letters < η > < ι > < υ > and the letter combinations < ει > < oι > < υι > may be pronounced.
Modern installations of such equipment may use mice instead, since most people now already know how to use one.