By: Kyle and Walker
Sources: LDISD online britannica
Trench warfare and German submarines
Western Front fight.British navy started an economic blockade of Germany (later started Trench warfare) blockade was successful bringing trade to Germany at a stand still, also led to Germany's submarine campaign.
Germany had a large submarine fleet. They used diesel engines for surface cruising and put at least one medium caliber gun on the U-boats, later they could lay underwater mines
1915 dead lock started because of a shortage of artillery shells. Germans used chlorine a gas (deadly) and soon both sides were using deadly gases.
Airplanes appear at the beginning of the war by 1915 photographs of the enemies positions were being taken. They ( both sides) started to give the airplanes machine guns and told them to shoot down the enemy planes. They fought for air control the whole war. They became international heroes.
Germany's count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin had seen the value of the balloon as an aerial observation post in the American Civil War. Zeppelin returned home to Germany after the Civil War he developed a navigable airship. It was a balloon of rigid construction.