The advantages of caterpillar tracks on tanks can be clearly seen here. These four tanks are travelling through a churned up and boggy mess with relative ease. The soldiers travelling on them also look relaxed.... more
British tanks on training manoeuvres, in France, during World War I. This photograph of an advancing tank dwarfing British troops, gives an idea of the scale of tanks, and the power they brought to the front li... more
Canadian troops and a tank on the Western Front, during World War I. This photograph gives some sense of how treacherous and fraught fighting in World War I could be. The Canadian soldiers in the picture look v... more
A tank pulling some sort of carriage, followed by a group of infantrymen. The strange, triangular-shaped canopy of netting on top of the tank is probably for camouflaging purposes...The soldiers in this photogr... more
This photograph suggests how hardened some soldiers must have become to the suffering that was around them every day in World War I. In this picture the bodies of German soldiers are clearly visible, but none o... more
King George V visiting tank crews at the Front, in France, during World War I. In the photograph, King George V is on the right of the leading group of officers, in military uniform. Haig appears to be in the f... more
Originally called 'armoured cars, 'land ships or 'land battleships' and driven by Royal Navy crews, this photograph shows a tank on the battlefield. In the background can be seen infantry soldiers and horses. I... more
Sheds and the tanks they house, France. A long, open-fronted shed runs along the left side of the picture. It has a corrugated iron roof and supporting struts spaced to the width of the tank have been placed do... more
Infantry waiting in a trench for their turn to advance, while others to the right are already advancing. There is a tank in the background in front of the infantry, so the image must have been taken after 15 Se... more
A British tank moving across some undergrowth. The tank looks overwhelmed by the depth of the surrounding greenery. Tanks were effective at clearing away any obstacles before an advance, such as undergrowth and... more
Poster showing a tank, with lengthy text in Chinese explaining what it is, the history of its invention, and its role in "the European war." English translation attached to verso. Title devised by Library staff.
Poster showing an angry cat atop a tank. Additional text, explaining the program and where to report, has been pasted onto the poster in two pieces.
Poster for a fundraising event, showing a battle scene with a tank. Caption: British tank "Britannia" in action. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection.
Poster showing a black cat with prominent fangs and claws leaping above a battlefield with tanks. Open to fighting men - all classes 18 to 45. Apply at 1800 E. Street. No. 010824.
A large tank emerging out of a trench onto a battlefield. Translation of title: Subscribe to the Liberation Loan. Lloyds Bank (France) and National Provincial Bank (France) Limited. Signed: Simay, 18. Baltimore... more
A large tank emerging out of a trench onto a battlefield. Translation of title: Subscribe! and we will be victorious. National Loan 1918. Signed: Simay, 18. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1918. Item is no. 77 in a ... more
Convoy of tanks leaving Rampont in the French countryside. No. 26501. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
Poster showing a tank with guns blazing. Blank space is provided for including details of local exhibition. (1157) WT. 4127. 20M. 8-18. Issued by the Scottish War Savings Committee, 90 Princes Street, Edinburgh... more
Poster showing a mechanic wearing goggles, welding a part of a tank. Ordnance Recruiting Poster No. 1. U.S. Army Ordnance No. 1503-i. Text continues: For particulars apply [blank].
Personnel standing in formation around vehicles and tanks. J 26684 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: San Antonio, Texas. Photo no. 5224-B. Copyright deposit; National Photo & News Service; Feb... more
Personnel seated in vehicles. J 26682 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: San Antonio, Texas. Photo no. 5224-A. Copyright deposit; National Photo & News Service; February 3, 1939.
Photograph shows soldier in tank raising a signal flag. Title from item. British Official photo: K-1398. No. BO-761. Forms part of: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress).