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Weapons and warfare

The Great War saw many changes in the way war was fought. One of the biggest changes was the use of new weapons and technology as each side tried to break the stalemate of trench warfare. In this case study, you are going to look at that new technology and its impact.

You will probably find it helpful to study the Background before you start looking at the sources.
Use the Worksheet as you look through the sources.

Tank
Sources:
1. British Army artillery 2. Poem called 'The Voice of the Guns', 1916 3. Photos of air warfare 4. Report on trench warfare supplies, 1915
1 British Army artillery 2 Poem called 'The Voice of the Guns', 1916 3 Photos of air warfare 4 Report on trench warfare supplies, 1915
5. Document on impact of gas attacks, 1917 6. Images of tanks, 1916-18 7. General's reports on aspects of war, 1914-15 8. Film of artillery in action, 1916
5 Document on impact of gas attacks, 1917 6 Images of tanks, 1916-18 7 General's reports on aspects of war, 1914-15 8 Film of artillery in action, 1916
9. British soldier in full kit, 1915      
9 British soldier in full kit, 1915      
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