Bizarre WWI inventions


Military leaders and engineers tried hard to create objects so as to win the Great War.

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Aliens in the frontline: German soldiers wearing special audiovisual equipments designed for enhancing sound and light effects of artilleries in order to facilitate locating hostile cannons.


Return of the middle age knights: The armor called Brewster Body could protect its wearer even from the shells of machine guns.


A German spy pigeon wearing a miniature camera is ready for air reconnaissance.


This camouflage clothing developed by the U.S. Army did not have much success at the frontline.


Another superb disguise: a British soldier inside a tree trunk-like camouflage built of canvas and barbed wire near the French city of Souchez in May 1918.

Germans go green. German soldiers generating electricity for running their communication system.06



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