Death-o-matic: the Top 5 Ancient Weapons of Mass Destruction

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While the term Weapons of Mass Destruction is a modern phrase, the concept of large-scale lethal weaponry has been around for centuries. Ancient and Medieval warfare featured their own versions of what we today call WMD, and they were pretty damn good at being massively lethal. Perhaps the scale of destruction of older weaponry wasn’t quite what a modern WMD strike could produce, but taken relative to the times, these are the five most havoc-wreaking weapons of bygone eras
Death-o-matic: the Top 5 Ancient Weapons of Mass Destruction
Image credit: Stimson.org
While the term Weapons of Mass Destruction is a modern phrase, the concept of large-scale lethal weaponry has been around for centuries. Ancient and Medieval warfare featured their own versions of what we today call WMD, and they were pretty damn good at being massively lethal. Perhaps the scale of destruction of older weaponry wasn’t quite what a modern WMD strike could produce, but taken relative to the times, these are the five most havoc-wreaking weapons of bygone eras
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