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http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1 Historian Dan Snow finds out how one low-tech weapon system in the First World War had a huge impact: barbed wire.

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Practice this lesson yourself on KhanAcademy.org right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/early-math/cc-early-math-add-sub-100/cc-early-math-add-sub-100-word-problems/e/addition-and-subtraction-word-problems-within-100–level-2?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=EarlyMath Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/early-math/cc-early-math-add-sub-100/cc-early-math-add-sub-100-word-problems/v/using-crayons?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=EarlyMath Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/math/early-math/cc-early-math-add-sub-100/cc-early-math-add-sub-100-word-problems/v/fence-posts-for-horses?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=EarlyMath Early Math on Khan Academy: Math begins with counting. It’s the most important skill we learn in our early years and becomes the foundation for all other math concepts. Once we can count, we can add, […]

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1 Without good food, no battles could be won. Did British or German soldiers eat better in the First World War? Historian Dan Snow puts it to the test. Video Rating: / 5

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1 Tanks were invented by the British during the First World War. Historian Dan Snow traces their development, from prototype to battlefield fixture. Video Rating: / 5

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1 An army is as good as the kit its soldiers use. In 1914, which army was the best equipped? Historian Dan Snow finds out. Video Rating: / 5

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1 Dan puts to the test two of the most iconic weapons of the war. The Mauser Gewehr ’98 and the Lee Enfield Short Magazine MkIII were the standard issue rifles for the German and British armies respectively. Video Rating: / 5

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