Inventions Affecting WWI

  • The Flame thrower was first used in battle.

    The flame-thrower is a invention that allowed enemies to be nuetralized in large masses and with less structural damage than grenades.
    Question: How far could it shoot out a flame?
    Answer: Most ranged around a max of 20 yards.
  • Mobile X-Ray MAchines

    The mobile x-ray machine allowed soldjiers to get quick and easy access to proper medical without large amounts of hassle.
    Question: How was the first mobile x-ray machine transported?
    Answer: They were put onto the back of cars to be a quick service to soldiers.
  • Poison gas was first used in battle

    Poison gas allowed a whole population of soldeiers to be eliminated with no structural damage what so ever.
    Question: How was poison gas admitted?
    Answer: It was admitted by using tear gas grenades.
  • Interrupter gear

    Interrupter gear allowed air pilots to accuratly aim and fire bullets between propeller revolutions to destroy the enemy target more efficiantly.
    Question: How many shots can be fired between the revolutions of the propeller per minute?
    Answer: It was capable of firing 500 rounds per minute.
  • Tracer Bullets were first used in battle.

    Tracer bullets allowed soldiers firing the bullet to see where they are firing in the dark.
    Question: Does the tracer bullet have any other functions?
    Answer: The bullet was capable of taking down zeppelins due to the flame admitted from the back of the bullet.
  • Depth Charges

    Depth cherges were underwater bombs that would only explode at certain depths to only destroy underwater vessels.
    Question: How was the depth charge fired?
    Answer: They could be fired by surface vessels by simply catipulting them into the water.
  • Hydrophones

    Hydrophones allowed U-boats to pick up a reading of the directon and distance of major objects in the water.
    Question: How many Hz could it read?
    Answer: The origianal hydrophone could only pick up 500Hz.
  • The tank was first used in battle

    The tank allowed an army to safely cross "no mans land" and enemy treches to cause maximum destruction with machine guns attached.
    Question: How fast were the first tanks?
    Answer: They only went about 3mph.
  • Aircraft Carriers

    Aircraft carriers was basically an army airforce base that could travel in water. Planes couland even efficiantly land on these moving boats.
    Question: How long were the first aircraft carrier?
    Answer: They were 542 feet long.
  • Sanitary Napkins

    Sanitary napkins allowed soldiers to quickly clean wounds without getting dangerous infections.
    Question: How did the napkins prevent infection?
    Answer: They killed the bacteria the would may have picked up from ammunition or other things on the battlefield.