True: Machine guns needed 4-6 men to work them, Mustard gas was the most deadly weapon used. It was fired into the trenches in shells, Tanks were used for the first time in the First World War at the Battle of the Somme., Planes were also used for the first time., The German army were the first to use chlorine gas at the battle of Ypres in 1915, The main weapon used by British soldiers in the trenches was the bolt-action rifle, The problem with chlorine gas is that the weather must be right. If the wind is in the wrong direction it could end up killing your own troops rather than the enemy, Bolt action rifles could fire 15 rounds in a minute,

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