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Weapons that Revolutionised Warfare

Throughout human history, there have been defining moments or inventions that have changed the course of history and revolutionised warfare. There are many things that could make the list, from gunpowder to tinned food and airplanes, but this compilation will look solely at weapons.

  1.  The Chariot

This cart on two-wheels pulled by horses might not seem much of a weapon but its use was one of the most important advances in warfare at the time. It was the first real concept of personal transportation. Its importance lasted for around 2,000 years, such was its success and importance. The chariot seems to have come into being around 2,000 BC in Mesopotamia and could carry a driver and an archer and acted as an early type of cavalry for a long time in early warfare.

  1. Sailing Ships

Sea-faring vessels have been around for a long time, the first sailing ships likely to …