I had no idea that the Strumtruppen were the first soldiers to use the MP-18 submachine guns (Source). They were also the first German soliders to use stahlhelm steel helmets. It's especially interesting how they pioneered a new form of infantry tactics.
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WWI Tanks: Tank Mk I Heavy Tank
The tank Mark I was the service model of the prototype vehicle known as mother which came about from development models based on the Holt tractor chassis.