The Germans, desperate to find a portable infantry weapon capable of dealing with British tanks, have employed several different designs and strategies. The Elektrizitätswerfer M.18 is an experimental anti-tank lightning gun, with the goal being to fry British tankmen inside of their vehicles. It is highly effective at taking out infantry, as well as armor at close range. However, it is a heavy, bulky weapon that requires the user to wear a large battery pack on their back. Additionally, the effective range is quite short, necessitating the user to move incredibly close to advancing tanks to ensure the weapon will work.
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