World War One Flamethrower Facts

World War One Flamethrower
WW1 Flamethrower

Introduction - WW1 Flamethrower

World war One trench warfare was hell on earth with commanders on both sides trying to come up with new weapons that could help them penetrate the dug in lines of the enemy. One such particularly horrific weapon was the flamethrower. As the name implies these weapons would throw flames, burning fuel, at the enemy from distances of up to 20 yards (18.3 meters). Below you will find listed interesting World War One flamethrower facts and information; including when they were first used in the WW1, how effective they were, and what they looked like.

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Basic World War One Flamethrower Facts