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September 20, 2020  

Tanks during WWI

September 20, 2020

By Parker Erickson

Short summary of the use of tanks in WWI, the first war in which tanks were used.

Sources:

"History - World Wars: Weapons of War: Mark 1 Tank - Non Interactive Version." BBC. February 17, 2011. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/nonflash_tank.shtml.

 

Kennedy, Michael David. "Tanks and Tank Warfare." New Articles RSS. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/tanks_and_tank_warfare.

 

Photograph 165-BO-0834; Tank Crossing Trench; 1914 -1918; British Photographs of World War I, 1914 - 1918; Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, Record Group 165; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

 

"The Vital Role Of Tanks In The Second World War." Imperial War Museums. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-vital-role-of-tanks-in-the-second-world-war.

 

"Timeline: Key Battles on the Western Front." The Guardian. November 09, 2008. Accessed September 17, 2020. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/09/western-front-battles-timeline.

 

"Voices of the First World War: Tanks On The Somme." Imperial War Museums. Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/voices-of-the-first-world-war-tanks-on-the-somme.

 

"Weapons on Land - Tanks and Armoured Vehicles." Canada and the First World War. Accessed September 17, 2020. https://www.warmuseum.ca/firstworldwar/history/battles-and-fighting/weapons-on-land/chars-et-vehicules-blindes/.

 

Woolf, Christopher. "The Day Tanks Changed War Forever." The World from PRX. September 15, 2016. Accessed September 17, 2020. https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-09-15/day-tanks-changed-war-forever.