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Plus, millions of civilians were also killed. Atomic weapons, jet aircraft, rockets and radar, the blitzkrieg (or "lightning war"), the massive use of tanks, submarines, torpedo bombers and destroyer/tanker formations, are only a few of many wartime inventions and new tactics that changed the face of conflict. By adding parachutes, one of the pictures from the article shown above, is dramatically enhanced and may well have started the myth that the Compax was used on the battlefield during WW2.

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The Blocking of Zeebrugge - Operation Z-O 1918 (Raid)


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Austro-Hungarian War Aims in the Balkans during World War I

History of the World War: An Authentic Narrative of the World's Greatest War [Volume VII]

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