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    World War 1 American Tanks (1917-1918)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/14/2015

    Upon joining the Allies in World War 1, America relied heavily on foreign support to stock its growing army - tanks included.





    There are a total of (6) World War 1 American Tanks (1917-1918) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1918
    Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
    In preparation for the shortages expected of French Renault FT-17 Light Tanks during World War 1 (19... [Read More]
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    1918
    Holt Gas-Electric
    The Holt Gas-Electric Tank became the first true "tank" to be designed and constructed by and for th... [Read More]
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    1918
    M1917 6-ton
    The M1917 6-ton light tank was an American license-production copy of the highly successful French-d... [Read More]
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    1917
    Renault FT-17
    The Renault FT-17 series of light tank was an evolutionary design in the field of combat tanks that ... [Read More]
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    1919
    Tank Mark VIII (International / Liberty)
    The Mark VIII "International Tank" (also "Liberty" when powered by the American Liberty engine) woul... [Read More]
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    1918
    Tank Mk V
    The Tank Mk V was a further evolution of the British "tank" - then known as "landship" - which began... [Read More]
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