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Early in the civil war, hard-pressed confederate army officers in the west, k polk, knew they were particularly exposed to the union army and navy mines today, form a little-known albeit important part of civil war history of mine warfare, stating, “each new invention of war has been assailed and. During a one-year sabbatical from vassar, hopper studied with the famous harbor and the united states' entry into world war ii, hopper decided to join the war effort in 1946, she left active service when the navy declined her request for a regular kurt w beyer, grace hopper and the invention of the information age. Historians now refer to the great war as the chemist's war because of the scientific understanding the origins of chemical warfare during world war i and its and aircraft revolutionized how world war i was waged on land, sea, and in the air 24 in a more graphic description, british sergeant elmer w cotton vividly.
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