MILITARY CHANGES


New innovations were also used for military causes. In the period of the Second Industrial Revolution were in military introduced numerous inventions which had a great impact on future combats. Krupp firm in Essen, Germany, as the leading manufacturer of ammunition and armaments was just one of the many firms which used the scientific and technical innovations in manufacturing of different weapons. In period of the Second Industrial Revolution were many new weapons were invented: torpedo, dynamite, grenades, machine gun, long range cannon, armoured ships, and just before the World War I the tank...

After the discovery of the structure of atom and radioactivity began the atom age and with it the fear of destruction of humanity although many hoped that the general progress will enabled better life for people and win over diseases, famine and wars.