World War I

German Aviatik B.II Recon Plane

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The German Built Aviatik B.II was a French copied Reconnaissance Aircraft used by The German Imperial Flying Service (''Luftstreitkrafte''). They were introduced in 1914 …

British Sopwith Gunbus Fighter

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The Sopwith ''Gunbus'' Fighter was used by The British Royal Flying Corps. and Royal Naval air Service during World War I. First deployed in 1914, The ''Gunbus'' (due to …

British Bristol M1 Monoplane

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Another of the few Monoplane Fighters that saw actual deployment in World War I, The Bristol M1 was developed in 1916. 130 were built by 1917. A common combat issue was w …

British Livens Flame Projector

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As Germany was creating a field effective Flamethrower (more or less), the need for a similar weapons was needed by The Allies. The Livens Flame Projector was one such ex …

US 9.45-Inch Trench Mortar

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Entering the War late, US Forces needed to deploy a light Trench Mortar for field use immediately. The first model was the 9.45-Inch Mortar. The weapon was 4-feet long an …

US M1918 7-Inch Tractor Gun

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Developed and deployed late in The War, the Model 1918 7-Inch Gun was a first attempt at a Self-Propelled weapons system (that would eventually become the norm in most Mo …

British Maxim .303 Caliber Maxim Heavy Machine Gun

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Developed by Hiram Maxim in 1885, The Maxim Heavy Machine Gun saw many Model variations in it's long career in The German (and others) Armed Forces (until 1959). The firs …

''Jam Tin'' Bomb

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“Necessity Being the Mother of Invention”, many soldiers in the trenches of World War I improvised many of their “personal weapons”, based on thei …

German Trajectory Mortar

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Germany (like England), had it's own version of “The Apple Mortar”. The “Trajectory Mortar” was designed to “throw” it's low-explosive …

Trench Grenade Launcher

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Another improvised device, this was simply a stick (or related type wooden or metal handle). Attached to the end was a large metal can (suitable to hold a small Ball Gren …