TANKS & WWI
Joe Fleming mod 3-4
Who? No one individual was responsible for the development of the tank. It was a number of gradual technological developments. The caterpillar track, which it travels on, was created by Richard Edgeworth in 1770. Nick Otto developed the internal combustion engine in 1885. Fred Simms designed the first armored car. The British themselves were the first to unveil the tank.
The British first introduced tanks at the battle of
Most of incidents stated above happened at either the battle of
The battle of
Why? Tanks have changed the way we fight wars for ever, our tactics have changed to more involve them. They also saved countless numbers of lives. Without tanks the war would have lasted a lot longer.
British prototype (little Willie), it was12 ft. long and weighed 14 tons carried 3 soldiers
Mark VIII designed by British and American engineers. Weighed 37 tons, 34 ft. long