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DAWN of the tank Age


Armoured tanks were first used during World War i. While these early models were extremely slow and prone to break down, their increased mobility eventually broke the stalemate of trench warfare. the first ‘landships’ were deployed by the British at the somme in 1916, but 26-28 April marks the 100th anniversar­y of the first tank-on-tank battle when the British mark ivs clashed with german A7VS at the second Battle of Villers-bretonneux, pictured. 1918

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