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Topic: battle tank

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THE BRITISH WESTERN  FRONT IN FRANCE

THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT IN FRANCE

Nationaal Archief, Collectie Eerste Wereldoorlog. (158-1721).Tanks kept in touch with the Infantry by carrier pigeons which were released and carried messages back.Het Britse Westelijk front in Frankrijk. Tanks... more

German Mark 4 Tank

German Mark 4 Tank

This photograph depicts a German Mark 4 tank at a war bond drive at the Watertown Arsenal. Photographs

Canadians digging in and waiting for the next wave to pass them and go forward

Canadians digging in and waiting for the next wave to pass them and go...

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

Tanks showing some of their antics during the King's visit to their Headquarters

Tanks showing some of their antics during the King's visit to their He...

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

Heavy armoured cars ready to go up 15/9/16

Heavy armoured cars ready to go up 15/9/16

Four tanks and their crews. Judging by the collection of fuel cans, holes in the ground, shovels, canvas sheets and the tent, it would appear that this is a tank camp. The combination of heat and fumes meant th... more

Tanks attack on Thiepval

Tanks attack on Thiepval

Tank moving across a battlefield at Thiepval, France. The tank appears to be moving over the top of a trench. In the trench there is a group of soldiers carefully watching it, they are all wearing steel helmets... more

Infantry passing one of the new armoured cars on their way to the front line

Infantry passing one of the new armoured cars on their way to the fron...

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

Tank in action

Tank in action

A tank, with guns apparently firing, crossing a trench or shell-hole. The tank appears to be a Mark I type, nicknamed, 'Mother'. These were the first tanks used in action and were developed from a prototype dem... more

Painting camouflage on a Tank

Painting camouflage on a Tank

The picture is taken from within a muddy yard. There is no particular background and so there is very little context to the picture. The back end of another tank is just visible to the left of the photograph. T... more

British tanks going forward to check the German advance

British tanks going forward to check the German advance

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 tank going into action

British tank going into action

British Photographs of World War I

Wir schlagen sie und zeichnen Kriegsanleihe!

Wir schlagen sie und zeichnen Kriegsanleihe!

Print shows two tanks on rough terrain, firing at unseen enemies as shells burst above them. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort.

Washing down a Whippet tank

Washing down a Whippet tank

Whippet Tank being cleaned, France. A tank is parked in a concrete bay. This bay is edged with stones and gives way to rough grassland. A large riveted water tank, placed beside the bay and the pump which goes ... more

One of the new armoured cars

One of the new armoured cars

Nicknamed the 'mechanical monsters, this photograph shows a British tank flanked by infantry soldiers, mules and horses. World War I has a notorious reputation for being the conflict that introduced the modern ... more

Whippet tank advancing at Biefvillers, France. 8-25-1918
Tanks in action

Tanks in action

British Photographs of World War I

British tank going into action. 9-13-1916

British tank going into action. 9-13-1916

British Photographs of World War I

Tank crossing trench

Tank crossing trench

British Photographs of World War I

British tanks advancing on the Cambrai front - France
One of the tanks waiting to move forward

One of the tanks waiting to move forward

Fighting in Champagne. Troops with an Allied tank preparing to go into action, in France, during World War I. British and the French soldiers with one of the tanks that were at the cutting edge of new military ... more

Busy scene just outside Bapaume

Busy scene just outside Bapaume

Advance on Bapaume, France, during World War I. Two tanks are moving towards the left, followed by troops. In the foreground some soldiers are sitting and standing at the roadside. One of them appears to be hav... more

Some of the many stables where our tanks are housed

Some of the many stables where our tanks are housed

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

Front view of a tank coming out of action

Front view of a tank coming out of action

Front of a tank. According to the photograph's original caption it is returning from a battle. The caterpillar tracks are caked in mud from the battlefield. There are two viewing holes at the front of the tank ... more

One of the new armoured cars on the battlefield of 15th September

One of the new armoured cars on the battlefield of 15th September

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

Tanks passing dead Germans who were alive before the cavalry advanced a few minutes before the picture was taken

Tanks passing dead Germans who were alive before the cavalry advanced ...

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

British tank going forward to clear some undergrowth

British tank going forward to clear some undergrowth

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

One of our Tanks at Flers

One of our Tanks at Flers

A tank is surrounded by infantrymen at Flers in France. The manner in which the soldiers are gathered together around the tank and looking directly at the camera, suggests that this could be a staged photograph... more

King visits the men who man the tanks at the Front

King visits the men who man the tanks at the Front

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

Camouflage - Artillery - New York Guardsmen have camouflaged tank in camp. This camouflaged tank in one of the many instruments of war that are being used to help New York's Guardsmen at Camp Wadsworth train for the fighting "Over there."

Camouflage - Artillery - New York Guardsmen have camouflaged tank in c...

Date Taken: 1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Camouflage - Artillery

Hero land The greatest spectacle the world has ever seen for the greatest need the world has ever known / / J. Carl Mueller.

Hero land The greatest spectacle the world has ever seen for the great...

Poster for a fundraising event, showing a battle scene with a tank.

Go over the top with the tank that will win the war! / Phifer.

Go over the top with the tank that will win the war! / Phifer.

Poster showing a tank "American industry" rolling over "Disloyalty." A tiny bird comments, "Nothing can stop them!"

See real warfare - "over there" cantonment - made possible by blood-not money 5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore - tickets for sale here / / Lloyd Harrison ; H Gamse & Bro. Litho. Balto. Md.
Hero land The greatest spectacle the world has ever seen for the greatest need the world has ever known / / J. Carl Mueller.

Hero land The greatest spectacle the world has ever seen for the great...

Poster for a fundraising event, showing a battle scene with a tank.

Crush the Prussian--Buy a bond--3rd Liberty Loan

Crush the Prussian--Buy a bond--3rd Liberty Loan

Poster showing a battle scene with trenches, a tank, and explosion.

Souscrivez a l'Emprunt de la Liboeration! Lloyds Bank (France) and National Provincial Bank (France) Limited

Souscrivez a l'Emprunt de la Liboeration! Lloyds Bank (France) and Nat...

A large tank emerging out of a trench onto a battlefield.

Souscrivez! et nous aurons la victoire. Emprunt National 1918

Souscrivez! et nous aurons la victoire. Emprunt National 1918

A large tank emerging out of a trench onto a battlefield.

337th Co, 13 Bat 505th Reg--French tanks passing thru Rampont, Fr. Oct 10/18 / Signal Corps U.S.A.

337th Co, 13 Bat 505th Reg--French tanks passing thru Rampont, Fr. Oct...

Convoy of tanks leaving Rampont in the French countryside.

The tank tour. Buy national war bonds (£5 to £5000) and war savings certificates 15/6 / McLagan & Cumming, Edinr. (E).

The tank tour. Buy national war bonds (£5 to £5000) and war savings ce...

Poster showing a tank with guns blazing. Blank space is provided for including details of local exhibition.

LIBERTY LOANS. OFFICIAL LIBERTY BOND CAR, AND TANK

LIBERTY LOANS. OFFICIAL LIBERTY BOND CAR, AND TANK

Photo shows President Woodrow Wilson during a Liberty Loan drive at and around the White House.

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