Catching Fire The FlameThrower

Pros of The Flamethrower

-Extremely powerful and spreads fires quickly. -Can burn into trenches. - Shoots really fast.

Cons of the Flamethrower

-It is very heavy. - Fuel for it was expensive. -Had short range.

Germany Flag

This weapon was invented by Richard Fielder. The flamethrower had an impact on WW1 by forcing troops to fall back and to second bases after loosing their first.

Map of WW1

The very existence of the flamethrower proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, you know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done. - George Carlin


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