weapons /vehicles used in WWI

By-Chloe Bell

Rifle

The rifle was one main weapons used during WWI. Mainly used by british soldiers in the trenches. 15 rounds could be fired in just 1 min. and a person 1,400 meters away could be killed.
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Machine Gun

You needed 4-6 men to work a machine gun, and it had to be on flat surface. They also had the firepower of 100 guns! Exploded on impact.
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Zeppelin

The zeppelin was also known as the blimp. It was an airship used during the early part of the civil war, bombing the Germans. They were abandoned.
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Tank

Used for the first time in the battle of Somme. The first modern tank was not developed until the very end of the war and it could carry 10 men and it could go 4 miles per hour.
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Planes

They were used to deliver bombs and do spying work.
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Torpedoes

They were used by submarines. The Germans used them to blow up ships carrying supplies from America to Britain.
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Gas Grenades

They were highly toxic and VERY effective. The Germans invented 3 main gas grenades. They were chlorine gas, phosgene gas, and mustard gas.
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Artillery

These were an updated version of cannons. Never in history of man where there so many cannons used in one war.
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Trains

Trains were used to transport soldiers during the civil war.
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Gas Mask

The gas mask was a mask the soldiers used so the gas on the battlefields wouldn't affect them and injure them.
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