Landships: British tanks in the First World War
Every type of tank built for the British Army during WWI is illustrated and described here, along with the battles for which they were used. Many of the photographs used in this book are being seen by the general public for the first time.
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1916 The First Tanks
1917 Expansion and Fulfilment
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20 Squadron 23 calibre 6-cylinder action armoured cars Army artillery attack barrage Battalion battle began Bermicourt Big Wheel Bovington Britain British tanks built Cambrai caterpillar caterpillar tracks Central Workshops Chain drive Churchill command crew Daimler Daimler engine driving sprocket enemy Epicyclic gears equipped extra female Mark female tank fighting fitted Fosters four-speed France front German Gun Carrier heavy tank Hindenburg Line Hotchkiss Hotchkiss guns hull idea improved infantry J. F. C. Fuller Killen-Strait Landships Committee Lieutenant Lincoln lorry machine machine-gun male tank Mark IV tanks Medium Merlimont models mounted naval never offensive Office Oldbury operated Pedrail petrol plate production prototype Railway rear Ricardo rollers Royal shell hole side six-cylinder soon sponson steering Stern Sueter Swinton Tank Corps track frames tracklayer tractor transmission Trench crossing trials troops two-speed unditching beam unit vehicle wagon warfare weapon Whippet William Tritton Wilson wire Wormwood Scrubs