20 Crucial Inventions From The World Wars That People Still Use Today

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There’s so much uncertainty in periods of war. But at least one thing is true of practically every conflict in history: difficult times push people to think outside of the box. And that’s presumably why such clever inventions have come out of chaos and destruction. Take, for instance, these ingenious ideas, which were conceived during WWI and WWII and are still very much in use today.