Asked in World War 1
World War 1

What are some Canadian inventions of World War 1?


Wiki User

WWI invention and innovations included the variable pitch propeller, developed by Wallace Rupert Turnbull, the gas mask, invented by Dr. Cluny MacPherson of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, the "Nissen Hut", invented by Peter Norman Nissen in 1916, the Curtiss Canada bomber and the ill-starred Ross rifle. Attempts were made to convert the latter to what became known as the Huot automatic rifle but the war ended before it could be introduced. these are some examples.