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1

Artillery

Large caliber guns that would shell enemies and cities about 10 miles away

2

Zeppelin

German airship: large has filled balloons used to bomb places (easy target)

3

Machine guns

Could fire up to 400 rounds per minute and had the fire power of 100 guns

4

Poison chlorine gas

Blinded/choked victims, or caused torturous burns and blisters.

5

Armoured tank

Designed to move across broken ground and barbed wire.

6

Submarines/U-boats

Carried torpedos, did enormous damage to the allied side sinking ships

7

Convoys

Group of (merchant) ships protected by warships. Could detect submarines

8

Aircraft

Used to spy behind enemy times and air battles