On Air: The History of the Triple Threat Weapon

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Title: She was called Annie: The History of the Triple Threat Weapon
Type: Presentation
Date: Saturday, 12 September 2020
Time: 18:00 CDT - 19:00 CDT
Location: The Havoc on Twitch
Streaming: HistoryKid Live Stream
Availability: Open to the Public
Presentation Slide Deck: PPTX THON.PPT.200910.001

 

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Description

World War II had presented a new wave of technological advancements in weapons.  Tracing the origins of large caliber, long range artillery goes back to World War I, but it was the Germans in the Anzio campaigns that captivated the Allies.  Here, the gun known as Anzio Annie was deployed, and she would serve as the foundation to one of the most iconic and largely forgotten artillery pieces in history.  Join us as we discuss Atomic Annie, Baby Annie, and the U.S. Army's Triple Threat Weapon as we kick off our new series: Forgotten History.

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Author: The Kid

A junior Military Historian. In 2018 I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History. I'm also a professional student, specializing in Cold War era military history and American aviation history. I have composed several publications over the last four years, and continue to publish writings and photos to various journals, publishers, and blogs - including this one.

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