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Tactics Being Deployed in The Great War In this Great war there are many different tactics and artillery being used There is a lot of speculation as to what is being used at the present time I have done a lot of research in the last few months to uncover the true weapons being used I hope the following clears up anything you were wondering about what is being used in The Great War The Tank The idea of the tank was first designed by Leonardo De Vinci in 1482 The French attempted to create the armored vehicles of which daVinci spoke but it was the British who developed the first track-laying armored vehicles during The Great War On September 16 1916 forty nine tanks were used at the battle of Somme near Courcelette France with negative results A year later in November 1917 400 tanks penetrated the Hindenberg line near Cambrai on the Eastern Front This attack captured 8000 enemy soldiers and 100 enemy guns Chemical warfare This particularly horrific method of warfare is based on releasing toxins or incapacitating chemicals into enemy lines in order to cause mass death or at least incapacitate the enemy In The Great War there are several different types of gases being used to break the deadlock of trench warfare Tear gas a gas causing excessive tearing when it comes into contact with the victims eyes Chlorine gas and phosgene were two of the more common lung irritants used by the armies Also widely used was mustard gas which caused whoever it came into contact with to break out in severe burns Mustard gas was often used in conjunction with the flame-thrower Flame-thrower This was a military weapon used to project flames toward the enemy A flame-thrower consists of a fuel container filled with oil a cylinder containing a gas propellant under a high pressure a discharge tube with an adjustable
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