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Inventions of War

Many of the things we use today were actually created out of the need during war time

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Pandora's Box
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It began with a weapon created by scientists that threatened to destroy the world. But then a group of men who were convinced they control the new danger began to gain influence in America. They would manipulate terror. (10:00)
June 25, 2012 at 01:37 PM
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Einstein and the Atom Bomb (2:37)
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History takes a closer look at one of the greatest minds the world has ever seen and the dramatic challenges to Einstein's beliefs as a pacifist and his work to help develop the atomic bomb. A very good overview of which direction he decided to tak... [more]
November 14, 2011 at 08:56 PM
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Spartans: Implements of Death (2:42)
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This video shows what types of weapons the Spartans used and how their shields were unstoppable. In the move, The Last Stand of the 300 video, you'll learn how the Persians initially had almost no affect against the 300 Spartan soldiers. An excellen... [more]
November 14, 2011 at 09:00 PM
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Inventions of War - Radar (3:14)
From history.com, produced by History Channel/Modern Marvels
The impact of radar and its development are explored in this video that describes its importance during World War II. Also mentioned is the construction of the microwave oven.
November 12, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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Inventions of War - the aerosol spray can
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
The aerosol spray can is used for everything from paint to shaving cream, but it was originally designed to save lives not fight body odor. Originally called the "bug bomb", the spray can was invented during WWII and played a critical role in protect... [more]
March 26, 2010 at 07:23 PM
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Inventions of War - the Jeep
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
During World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower called the Jeep one of America's most important weapons. This short video describes the origins of the original Jeep and even addresses how it received it's funny name!  (U.S. soldiers shortened the term... [more]
March 26, 2010 at 07:29 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Inventions of War - the Radar
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Which country developed the world's first radar system and when did they do it? And how did radar research later lead to the invention of a device found in most modern kitchens? Run time 3:14
April 5, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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Inventions of War - Plastics (2:38)
From history.com, produced by History Channel/Modern Marvels
From toothbrushes to razors, plastics are found in countless household items; however, this moldable material has played a critical role in America's war efforts during World War Two. Nylon and other inventions are explored. It is a good video to... [more]
November 12, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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Inventions of War - Satellite (2:10)
From history.com, produced by History Channel/Modern Marvels
This video explains how during the Cold War, the U.S. and the Soviet Union werein a military race on all aspects. However, it was the Russians who launched the first satellite, Sputnik. The importance of satellite is explained and the invention of th... [more]
November 12, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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Inventions of War - Orange Juice (5:03)
From history.com, produced by History Channel/Modern Marvels
This video shows how scientists worked on the invention of frozen orange juices that was concentrated. A great video of the scientist who co-invented this breakthrough. Its impact it hinted at in United States households as well.
November 12, 2011 at 11:16 AM
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