Neither side could make charges of thousands of troops anymore in the face of massed machine guns. The British Army lost 60,000 troops in a couple of months trying to break the German lines. So, both sides dug in, used cannon to blast out the enemy, or poison gas to burn out the enemy, and trench warware became the way to do things.
Rapid fire machine guns
Rapid-fire machine guns
The invention of machine guns, gas warfare and trench warfare
The common use of Machine Guns in infantry warfare gave birth to the need for Trenches.
machine guns, artillery
Things like automatic machine guns.
Because in trench warfare, defense is easy, but offense is costly and difficult. Charging headlong into rows of machine guns is almost always a disaster. So if you can't advance, and neither can your enemy, you get a stalemate.
The most common deaths in the trench warfare were shot by machine guns, afterwards to solve the problems of the machine guns tanks were introduced
Machine guns, flame throwers, tanks, planes, bombs, & grinades
In the days of trench warfare, they were. In modern times, they are not.
During the trench warfare soldiers used infantry weapons, tanks, machine guns, artillery, and mortars. In addition, they used flamethrowers, gas, and wire.
World War one featured aerial warfare, artillery, trench warfare, and machine guns ( as well as repeating rifles)
There were a few better techniques due to technological advantage, one was trench warfare, gas warfare, the invention of machine guns, grenades, and artillery
* The Trench Warfare was when soldiers would dig trenches and lay down in them with machine guns and wait for the enemy to come. They were deadly because it killed hundreds of people all at one time.
Modern weapons such as trench warfare, machine guns, barbed wire, and poison gas!
there was chemical warefare,machine guns,Artillery,Trench warfare,and Tanks
Weapons like machine guns could easily kill troops in the open.
World War I was a military conflict that lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was a modern war with airplanes, machine guns, and tanks. However, the commanders often fought World War I as if it were a 19th Century war. They would march their troops across open land into the face of machine guns and often slaughter. War before the 1st World War, were not trench warfare. Steel armor is one kind of warfare that took place before trench warfare.
trench warfare was when world war 1 soldiers starter to dig trenches on the ground to protect themselves from machine gun fire. It occurred because the machine guns where causing a lot of casualties, so they came up with trenches to protect themselves.
Machine guns Airbursting Artillery Flamethrowers Tank Attacks Mud Blood Misery Trench Raids Barbed Wire Grenades Poison Gas Attacks
The Trench Warfare occurred when a revolution in firepower was not matched in the 1700s. The weapons that were used in the Trench Warfare were swords, clubs, and guns.
Guns and trench warfare were such a deadly combination because a soldier could fire into a foxhole or trench without even looking and fatally would people. Throwing a grenade was very easy too because the people in the trench had nowhere to go to escape.
Machine guns didn't cause wars.
Powerful weaponry such as machine guns, and poison gas inflicted casulties on a massive scale, as did the costly frontal assaults trench warfare so often entailed
Trenches prevented battles of maneuver, placing the advantage with the defense, especially when coupled with barbed wire and machine guns.