The first action of the German A7V tank, on 21 March 1918, is not very well known from the British side. Probably because most of those in action against them
This delicate collection of German postcards, including a Christmas Card, date from the First World War.
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
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
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)