a photo of an early Mark IV British tank

A replica early Mark IV British tank built for the film War Horse. The replica has now been acquired by the Tank Museum at Bovington.

char renault F17 vue de l'arrière - Guerre 14/18

Known as the Mosquito. One of the most successful of all World War 1 tanks and probably the most popular and versatile light tank in history was the Renault FT 17 (rear view)

The Mark IX, designed to be a infantry supply vehicle - 30-50 soldiers or 10 tons of cargo

British Tanks of the Inter-war Decades - 1919 - British Mk IX Troop Carrier Tank

Iron monsters: Developed in secret by the Admiralty under Winston Churchill, tanks, or 'landships' as they were originally known, first saw action on the Somme in September  1916. This one, named  Iron Duke, is clanking through the city of Arras to spearhead the British offensive there in April 1917. They were hellishly hot for their crews and liable to break down, but tanks helped end the deadlock  of the trenches in 1918

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Iron monsters: Developed in secret by the Admiralty under Winston Churchill, tanks, or 'landships' as they were originally known, first saw action on the Somme in September…

A German Tank of WW1.  These monsters with a crew of 16 from 6 corps were first encountered by Australian troops at Villers-Bretoneux.

A German Tank of These monsters with a crew of 16 from 6 corps were first encountered by Australian troops at Villers-Bretoneux.

Sturmpanzerwagen A.7.V.

Sturmpanzerwagen A.7.V.

Destroyed by the German artillery, British tank Mark IV ‘Female’, (“Female” machine gun modification Mark IV) with a personal name “Blarney Castle”.

Destroyed by the German artillery, British tank Mark IV ‘Female’, (“Female” machine gun modification Mark IV) with a personal name “Blarney Castle”.

he Battle of Cambrai 1917.British offensive (20 November - 8 December 1917) on the Western Front during WWI that marked the first large-scale, effective use of tanks in warfare

he Battle of Cambrai 1917.British offensive (20 November - 8 December 1917) on the Western Front during WWI that marked the first large-scale, effective use of tanks in warfare

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