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"Hoick-Halloa" photographed in the Spring of 1918 near Bus (12km southeast of Bapaume)
"Hoick-Halloa" photographed in the Spring of 1918 near Bus… | "English tank (female) near Bus." The author also notes the surnames of the men present in the photograph. According to the information on the Landships website, this tank was knocked out by a direct hit on 24/03/1918, although from this angle it looks decidedly intact.
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, part of the Somme offensive beginning Sept. 15, 1916, saw the very first use of tank in warfare. The British Army’s Mark I, or “D1” (pictured below), was involved in the battle. Although it undoubtedly contributed to the Allied forces’ success, mechanical failures limited its effectiveness.
Crónica gráfica de la Primera Guerra Mundial - 7817
Selección de fotografías sobre la Primera Guerra MundialLa llamada también Gran Guerra estalló en 1914, entre los imperios europeos que se disputaban colonias y semicolonias en el mundo. Se enfrentaron dos bloques: la Triple Alianza (Alemania, Imperio Austro-Hungaro, Italia) y la Triple Entente (Inglaterra, Francia y Rusia). En 1917, Rusia se retiró de la Entente y entraron Italia y Estados Unidos.El asesinato del príncipe austriaco Francisco Fernando (28-6-1914) en Sarajevo...
British Mark IV 'Female' (Blarney Castle), Fontaine Notre Dame, November 1917
British Mark IV 'Female' (Blarney Castle), Fontaine Notre Dame, November 1917 One of the most photographed tanks of the war "Blarney Castle", a Mk IV 'female' sits where it was knocked-out by truck-borne German artillery in Fontaine Notre Dame, about 4 kilometres West of Cambrai. The British tanks suffered 70% casualties during the ill-fated attack on Fontaine-Notre-Dame on 23 November largely thanks to the accuracy of the German gunners using their anti-aircraft guns