I would argue
The German light flame thrower of the First World War was operated by two men: one carried the tank of compressed nitrogen, the other aimed the hose. Early models had to be lit by hand, which proved dangerous. Later versions incorporated an automatic ignition system. First tested against the French at Verdun in February of 1915, the two man flame thrower (Kleines Flammenwerfer) proved to be a terrifyingly effective weapon. 

The German light flame thrower of the First World War was operated by two men: one carried the tank of compressed nitrogen, the other aimed the hose. Early models had to be lit by hand, which proved dangerous. Later versions incorporated an automatic ignition system. First tested against the French at Verdun in February of 1915, the two man flame thrower (Kleines Flammenwerfer) proved to be a terrifyingly effective weapon. 

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    So? You were literally throwing flames, burning men alive. I’m not saying it was a perfect or even practical weapon, but...
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    except, well, running through the field as a living bomb
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