Similarities And Differences Between Ww1 And World War 1

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Compare and contrast strategy (incl. technology/air power/naval power/land power) between WW1 and WW2.

The use of air power as a strategy of war was highly contingent on the development of technology and became more and more significant to wars as technology developed. When compared to World War I, the second world war saw an improvement of technological capacities, leading to an enhanced production of aerial power along with the emergence of new tactics and strategies of war. During the beginning of the first world war, aircrafts were used primarily for military observation of enemy states and did not play a large role until near the end of the war where they were used to bomb enemy territory on the western front. The first fighter planes produced in World War I, was rarely used due to their overall inaccuracy and inefficiency whereas the fighter planes/jets produced during world war II, had more speed, enhanced armoury and were more accurate and precise. As such, the long-range aircraft of the second world war removed the Mid-Atlantic Gap.
Furthermore, technological progression had a large influence on the production rate of airpower. During World War, I, the United Kingdom and France collectively produced around 130,000 aircrafts and Germany produced around 50,000 aircrafts. Whereas in World War II, the United Kingdom alone produced around 130,000 aircrafts and Germany produced 120,000 aircrafts. Ultimately, it is evident that the development of technology throughout

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