In 1914, at the beginning of the First World War, body armour was not found on the battlefield. Not until October 1915 were British soldiers issued that most basic piece of equipment, the steel helmet. Even then, the number of helmets given out was so restricted that soldiers wore them in rotation, as they marched to the front line.
In 1915 the British Army Design introduced the Dayfield body shield, a canvas jacket with layered metal plates.
In late 1916, the German army introduced…
Hungary’s prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet usage and reconsider the matter next year after backlash
Two protests within the past week attended by tens of thousands of people were sparked by a scheme to make Internet service providers pay 150 forints ($0.62) per gigabyte of Internet traffic, later proposed to be capped at different monthly rates for individual and business users.