By Gannon Foley and Jake Sherman
This week on the podcast, Gannon and Jake discuss hearing loss in the first World War and the effects that it had on soldiers and the overall life in the military.
Alexander, Caroline. “The Shock of War.” Smithsonian Magazine. September 2010. Accessed October 18, 2020. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-shock-of-war-55376701/.
Conroy, Katherine and V. Malik. “Hearing loss in the trenches - a hidden morbidity of World War I.” The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. October 29, 2018. Accessed October 18, 2020. https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/16B72309AAB4878A1AFE2E1F56C13CA1/S0022215118001755a.pdf/hearing_loss_in_the_trenches_a_hidden_morbidity_of_world_war_i.pdf.
Traynor, Robert. “Hearing Loss in the Trenches of World War I.” Hearing Health and Technology Matters. April 1, 2014. Accessed October 18, 2020. https://hearinghealthmatters.org/hearinginternational/2014/hearing-loss-trenches-wwi/.
By Bethany Kilcrease
I'm super excited to get my new German lozenge-pattern camouflage face mask and just start talking about camouflage on the fly. Sorry, no script!
This is a Fokker D.VII with lozenge camouflage. See "Lozenge camouflage," Wikipedia, accessed September, 21, 2020, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lozenge_camouflage#:~:text=Lozenge%20camouflage%20was%20a%20military,of%20the%20Imperial%20German%20Luftstreitkr%C3%A4fte.
By Parker Erickson
Short summary of the use of tanks in WWI, the first war in which tanks were used.
"History - World Wars: Weapons of War: Mark 1 Tank - Non Interactive Version." BBC. February 17, 2011. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/nonflash_tank.shtml.
Kennedy, Michael David. "Tanks and Tank Warfare." New Articles RSS. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/tanks_and_tank_warfare.
Photograph 165-BO-0834; Tank Crossing Trench; 1914 -1918; British Photographs of World War I, 1914 - 1918; Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, Record Group 165; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
"The Vital Role Of Tanks In The Second World War." Imperial War Museums. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-vital-role-of-tanks-in-the-second-world-war.
"Timeline: Key Battles on the Western Front." The Guardian. November 09, 2008. Accessed September 17, 2020. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/09/western-front-battles-timeline.
"Voices of the First World War: Tanks On The Somme." Imperial War Museums. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/voices-of-the-first-world-war-tanks-on-the-somme.
"Weapons on Land - Tanks and Armoured Vehicles." Canada and the First World War. Accessed September 17, 2020. https://www.warmuseum.ca/firstworldwar/history/battles-and-fighting/weapons-on-land/chars-et-vehicules-blindes/.
Woolf, Christopher. "The Day Tanks Changed War Forever." The World from PRX. September 15, 2016. Accessed September 17, 2020. https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-09-15/day-tanks-changed-war-forever.
Dougan, Andy. Through the Crosshairs; A History of Snipers. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005.
Neiberg, Michael S.The World War I Reader. New York: New York University Press, 2007.
Plaster, John L. The History of Sniping and Sharpshooting. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2008.
Pegler, Martin. Sniping in the Great War. United Kingdom: Pen & Sword Military, 2008.
Pegler, Martin and Ramiro Bujiero. The Military Sniper Since 1914. Oxford, United Kingdom:Osprey Publishing, 2001.
German Sniper and Spotter, 1917, accessed May 2, 2016, http://www.ddoughty.com/snipers.html
See also Jonathan North, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War I: An expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, France, Russia, America, Germany and Austro-Hungary (London, UK: Lorenz Books, 2011).
Information from the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Wikipedia.