The First World War saw a wave of new developments in technology, and lots of new inventions, all of which advanced the science of killing. Here is information on those weapons that had the greatest impact on the soldiers of that conflict, such as pistols, machine guns, flamethrowers, gas, tanks, and aircraft.
How much can you really find out about the Weapons of the First World War in five minutes? This handy little history book will surpass all your expectations and leave you well versed on all you wish to know, and maybe even a little bit more...* What was the deadliest weapon? * Why did officers refuse to carry pistols? * How was gas fired at the enemy? * And how successful was it? * How did tanks get their name? Jam-packed with facts and first-hand accounts of the action, all woven together in an accessible way by an expert in the field, this 5 Minute History is a valuable addition to anyone's bookshelf, ready to be delved into at a moment's notice.