German sturmtruppen in a trench preparing for an assault, 1917.
4.1 in light cruiser SMS Konigsberg trapped in the Rufiji delta in what is now Tanzania, 1915. After several British attempts to destroy her, shallow bottom monitors finally succeeded late that year. Her guns were salvaged by her crew, which fought on with German East African forces in one of the least known campaigns of the war.
World War One German soldiers and dogs don gas masks in Reims, France during World War I in 1916. Only one year earlier, poison gas was deployed for the first time in war on a mass scale by the Germans in Ypres, Belgium. The battle marked the birth of weapons of mass destruction.
German - Sturmmörserwagen 606/4 mit 38 cm RW 61 – Common Name was “Sturmtiger” (Assault Tiger) Was a WW II Wehrmacht Assault Gun Built on the Tiger I Chassis and Armed with a 380mm RW 61 Rocket Launcher. Its Primary Task was to Provide Heavy Fire Support for Infantry Units Fighting in Urban Areas