Tools of the Trade
of World War I
|<Airco D.H. 4
The DH4 was an excellent British bomber. It carried a crew of four: one pilot and one gunner. It carried underwing-mounted bombs.
|German UB II>
The German Unterseebootes, or U-boats, were exemplary marauders of merchant ships. They fired torpedoes that exploded on contact.
|<British MK IV
The tank was used to cross enemy lines and smash through barbed wire. Crews used several guns to fire at enemies.
|French 8mm Hotchkiss>
The machine gun was an invention of World War I. Its rapid and continuous fire cut through advancing infantry troops.