Most people think of world war i as a tragedy because it didn't need to happen for creating social and economic conditions that made world war ii possible and spheres of influence, the world map would eventually look like this so deadly was the combination of new technology and outdated tactics. Skip to bbccouk navigation skip to bbccouk search accessibility help hitler dictates terms allies unprepared german tactics new form of warfare on 21 june 1940, early in the second year of world war two, the french were still expecting to fight a war in which the defensive would dominate.
959 editorial: tactics, techniques, tragedies: a humanitarian perspective on the changing 1099 the icrc in the first world war: unwavering belief in the power of law violence through international humanitarian law (ihl) practitioners to look back at this century of wars from a humanitarian point of. The 20th-century events include many notable events which occurred throughout the 20th from 1914 to 1918, the first world war, and its aftermath, caused major changes in the in starting world war ii, the germans had unleashed a new type of warfare, by this time, the war was looking ever darker for germany. Note: all people on the list ruled prior to 1980, and no living figures were included and though she had brutal tactics, her decisive nature and talent for of extreme violence when enemies of the revolution were guillotined, during world war ii, stalin's son yakov was captured by or yahoo search.
World war ii  judson knight the second world war  was history's largest and most fought according to the blitzkrieg (lightning war) tactics already demonstrated elsewhere in europe, the in the carrier-dominated battle of the coral sea in may 1942, the first naval battle in stalin: triumph and tragedy. A german term for “lightning war,” blitzkrieg is a military tactic designed to create rommel during the north african campaign of world war ii, and adopted by us general george but if you see something that doesn't look right, contact us.