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The Bombproof Roof

This framework of wood and wire-netting (chicken wire the Americans call it) was devised as a means to prevent enemy stick grenades from lodging on the roof of the tank….

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The Tail Assembly

The pair of tail wheels on a Mark I tank seem to fascinate most people; they are in fact the rump of the articulated Landship idea devised by Colonel Crompton….

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Tank Banks and Souvenirs

It was realised soon after the start of the First World War that it was going to be a much lengthier and consequently more expensive war than first expected. …

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Little Willie

While it is undoubtedly the oldest surviving tank in the world Little Willie was only ever a prototype, it was the only one of its kind ever built….

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