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- New comoflage uniforms.

- Trench warfare, no open fighting.

- Went on for four years, not over in a day. Troops lived in dugouts.

- New guns, mounted machine gun. Technologically advanced.

- First war to use: tanks, submarines, aeroplanes, gas, battleships.

- Conscription, every man fit must join.

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World War One was different than previous wars because it involved so many countries and had such high death tolls, it was the first major war.

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