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World one presantation

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World one presantation

  1. 1. World War 1 Weapons
  2. 2. Machine Guns <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Big Bertha <ul><li>The Big Bertha's barrel is 420mm wide. It could fire 820kg shells up to 9 miles. The Big Bertha was a German machine. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lee met-ford rifle <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Grenades <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sniper rifles <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lee Enfield <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pistols <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Flamethrowers <ul><li>The flamethrowers, brought great terror to the French and British soldiers when used by the German army,in the early phases of the war. </li></ul>

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