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There is a cunning and deadly device that used by armies in the past, and up to the present day. It's a weapon mostly overlooked but is yet brilliantly effective?"the caltrop. The caltrop (or calthrop) is a crude, cheap, iron ball with spikes. It is an anti-personal weapon used to slow down troops on foot, horses, war elephants, and even tires on small vehicles. Bigger versions were used against tanks and water landing craft.

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