While historians mainly concentrate on the tank’s use in the First World War, building the Mark IV is an equally fascinating journey.
The tank was not the only tracked vehicle to be developed during the First World War. In this duo of articles, David Fletcher discusses the development and usage of the
The Great War Channel’s, Indy Neidell visited The Tank Museum to choose his top 5 favourite tanks – inevitably they were all First World War vehicles. See more from the
The tank was not the only tracked vehicle to be developed during the First World War. In this article, David Fletcher discusses the production and service history of the gun
Although Operation Hush never took place, considerable effort went into solving problems which would have been incurred by the tanks.
The Tank Corps was formed on 28th July 1917, and its new cap badge was approved by King George V on the 11th September. The badge chosen was one of
The Mark IV was the main tank in service during 1917. In two short years, how did the tank used at Cambrai differ from its predecessor, Little Willie?
The first Mark IV tanks arrived in France in late April 1917, and were issued to units in May.
The third instalment in David Fletcher’s three part series examining the experimental tanks of the First World War describes such oddities as cranes, bridges, and rudimentary amphibious tanks.
The Renault FT is by far the most well-known French tank of the First World War, but it was not the first Char d’Assaut used by the French Army.