Vehicles and Weapons of WWI
These weapons were first used in the American Civil War to make a bad effect. But with World War One their effectiveness reached higher levels. Firing up to 600 bullets a minute.
The new and upgraded versions of cannons. Never in the history of man, where there so many cannons used in one war alone. For four years the British had been using artillery and firing 170 million shells in that time.
These were the new types of weapons use in advanced technological warfare. They had everything from mini scout planes to huge blimp like bombers called Zeppelins.
These were highly toxic, and very effective weapons. The Germans had invented 3 main gas grenades. The first was Chlorine gas killing thousands. Second was Phosgene gas and third was Mustard gas. This burned the lungs of the inhaler leaving them to die horribly. Gas masks were issued to everyone in the country, but they weren't so useful and many people died.
Tanks were known as ‘The Chariots of God’ at First, they were giant blocks of metal that could carry 1-2 people and travelled at about 5 kilometres per hour.
Had the ability to form large blisters on the exposed skin and in the lings. Made your eyes water so you could not see.
The idea of flame throwers was to spread fire by launching burning fuel. So it would burn down things.
Was for personal use.
was very powerful and included poisons and smoke.
Medium Tank Mk A
Armed with machine guns.