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TANK NUMBERS (January 12, 2018 3:45 pm)
GLUCKLICHES WEIHNACHTSFEST (December 14, 2017 4:30 pm)
THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: ST QUENTIN CANAL (November 23, 2017 2:17 pm)
THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: GRAINCOURT (November 22, 2017 3:33 pm)

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german-christmas-card

GLUCKLICHES WEIHNACHTSFEST

Dec 14, 2017No Comments

This delicate collection of German postcards, including a Christmas Card, date from the First World War.

Bourlon village Battle of Cambrai

THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: THE GERMAN COUNTER-A...

Dec 05, 2017No Comments

The Battle of Cambrai had begun at 6:20am on the 20th November with a stunning advance, spearheaded by tanks and supported by new artillery techniques, but within a few days

German beside captured tank

GERMAN RESPONSES TO THE TANK

Jul 12, 2017No Comments

Most of the articles on this blog look at the tank from a British perspective.  In the end, though, it would be the effect they had on the Germans that

A7V replica

IN THE COLLECTION: A7V REPLICA

Feb 16, 2016No Comments

The name A7V is an abbreviation of the organisation within the German War Department that created it: `Allgemeines Kreigsdepartment 7. Abteilung Verkehrswessen` (General War Department 7 Branch, Transportation)

Siegfried with crew

A7V: THE FIRST PANZER

Feb 16, 2016No Comments

The British Mk I tank was unleashed during the Battle of The Somme in September 1916 – but the Germans were much slower to develop an armoured fighting vehicle of their