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The Big Guns, 1915

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: March 6, 1915 World War I was an artillery war. Even as new technology—tanks, airplanes, submarines and poison gas—changed the nature of fighting, it was the power of mass manufacturing that had the most profound effect on the conduct of war.

March 6, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff

Heavy Guns Blast Trenches, 1915

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: April 17, 1915. High technology blasted a way through fortified lines in the First World War.

April 17, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff

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