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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2020 10:24 p.m. PST

"Desperate times call for desperate measures, but sometimes soldiers were sent into battle with shockingly incompetent weaponry: either inherently seriously flawed, extremely outdated, insufficient for the task for which they were used, or a combination of all three.

The following examples are among the worst equipment with which soldiers were sent into battle in the World Wars. For the sake of this list, all examples are those used in combat in at least one of the world wars, so prototypes will be excluded…"
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Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jun 2020 3:38 p.m. PST

MY favorite one was the Colorado Potato beetle. The German thought we were going to air drop them on Germany. They decide to test the idea and did a airdrop test. It worked and their Potato crop fail by the end of the war.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Jun 2020 3:38 p.m. PST

Thanks!.

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