WWI Weapons. Machine Gun. Invented by US 1862 for Civil War Took 4-6 men to operate Very Heavy Fired 400-600 rounds Most devastating weapon WWI. Tank. Invented by British Get through No Man’s Land Only went 3 mph Made of Steel Becomes a natural shield for troops to walk behind.
-Weighed 175 tons, heavy
-Flipped when fired so put on railroad track
3 Main Types:
Suffocates you-shuts down lungs and throat.
Similar to chlorine but choke to death on own mucus-usually die in 2 days.
An irritant which blisters you internally and externally.
D. Gas masks are invented during WWI.
-you wear down the enemy physically and mentally
-psychological damage from war