World one presantation

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  • 1. World War 1 Weapons
  • 2. Machine Guns
    • WW1 Machine Guns weighed around 50kg. The Machine Gun became very dominant on the battlefield. Machine Guns could fire 400-600 small caliber round per minute.
  • 3. Big Bertha
    • The Big Bertha's barrel is 420mm wide. It could fire 820kg shells up to 9 miles. The Big Bertha was a German machine.
  • 4. Lee met-ford rifle
    • Lee met-ford rifle was a bolt action British army service rifle combining rear locking bolt system and a ten round magazine with a seven groove rifled barrel.
  • 5. Grenades
    • Early in ww1, both sides only had small grenades of a pre-war design . For example, in Italy the Besozzi grenade had a five second fuse was ignited by striking the soldiers belt.
  • 6. Sniper rifles
    • During ww1, snipers appeared as deadly sharpshooters in the trenches. At the start of the war, only imperial Germany had troops that were issued scoped sniper rifles.
  • 7. Lee Enfield
    • The Lee Enfield rifle was the most used rifle in ww1 if the soldier was too close to the enemy they would have a bayonet on the top of the rifle to stab the enemy.
  • 8. Pistols
    • The pistol originally designed as a cavalry weapon was issued to the officers of all armies they were also issued to military police, airmen and tank operators.
  • 9. Flamethrowers
    • The flamethrowers, brought great terror to the French and British soldiers when used by the German army,in the early phases of the war.