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New Weapons of World War I

Summary: World War I brought technological developments that transformed combat forever. The machine gun, the flamethrower, and the tank were three such technologial developments that came forth during this conflict.
New weapons of war revolutionized the style of combat throughout World War One. Without the new revolutionary weapons, World War One's combat between the sides would not have transformed from a quick, noble and brief battle into a whole new representation: trench warfare. Whether it was the further use of machine guns, the well known "Chariots of God", or tanks, the inevitably refined flamethrowers, also known as the flammenwerfer, or the many other new technological developments that were brought into the first World War; this new style of revolutionary warfare transformed combat forever.

Machine guns were the cause of many of the casualties in both war fronts during World War One. The men that came out of trenches had little chance of survival if the enemy opened fire with their machine guns. Although it was not the first occurrence with machine guns, they were...

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