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Inventions Of The Great War

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In "Inventions Of The Great War," Alexander Russell Bond provides a comprehensive look at the innovative technologies that emerged during World War I. From advancements in communication and transportation to the development of new weapons and medical treatments, Bond showcases how the war sparked a wave of creative thinking and problem-solving. The book is well-researched and engaging, offering readers a fascinating glimpse into the ways in which war can drive technological progress. Bond effectively highlights the impact of these inventions on both the battlefield and society as a whole, making this a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of warfare and technology. Overall, "Inventions Of The Great War" is a compelling read that sheds light on the often-overlooked role of innovation in shaping the course of history.

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“… this war was not one of mere destruction. It set men to thinking as they had never thought before. It intensified their inventive faculties, and as a result, the world is richer in many ways. Lessons of thrift and economy have been taught us. Manufacturers have learned the value of standardization. The business man has gained an appreciation of scientific research. The whole story is too big to be contained within the covers of a single book, but I have selected the more important and interesting inventions and have endeavored to describe them in simple language for the benefit of the reader who is not technically trained.” Bond was the sometime editor of Scientific American magazine. ( Book Preface, David Wales)


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