eXcape asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 12 months ago

Did any foreign allied soldiers trade weapons during WW1 or was that too frowned upon?

4 Answers

  • 12 months ago

    "Commandeered" weapons are always "barter material". Meaning weapons found on the combat field were sometimes used to get other things which were needed. Some would say "souvenirs".

    It was frowned on if for no other reason then "prized items" were some times bobby trapped. When tripped all persons in the area would be at risk.

  • 12 months ago

    It's a war, not a swapmeet.

  • blu
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    Survival is the priority ... no one frowned upon that.

    Soldiers were trained on specific weapons which required specific ammunition.

    Trade w/ who?

  • John P
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    Would there have been much point, except as souvenirs? Ammunition was different for different weapons.

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