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World War 1 Tanks (1914-1918)

World War 1 saw the origins of the 'Landship', which became the 'tank' as we know it today - with much thanks to British engineering out of Bovington, England.

World War 1 Tanks (1914-1918)

World War 1 saw the origins of the 'Landship', which became the 'tank' as we know it today - with much thanks to British engineering out of Bovington, England.

OVERVIEW



World War 1 marked the first-use of the tank as a combat system, replacing cavalry in the role of punching through the enemy's defenses. Trench warfare and machine gun fire necessitated this battlefield evolution. The first tank-versus-tank battle occurred between the British and Germans but is largely viewed as inconclusive as neither side could claim a clear victory.

There are a total of 25 World War 1 Tanks (1914-1918) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.






#1
1916
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
Assault Tank
#2
1916
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Char d'Assault St. Chamond
Char d'Assault St. Chamond
Assault Gun / Self-Propelled Gun (SPG)
#3
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FIAT 2000
FIAT 2000
Prototype Heavy Tank Tracked Combat Vehicle
#4
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
Light Tank Combat Vehicle
#5
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the K Grosskampfwagen (K-Wagen)
K Grosskampfwagen (K-Wagen)
Super-Heavy Tank
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
Prototype Light Tank
#7
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen II (LK II)
Leichter Kampfwagen II (LK II)
Light Tank
#8
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Little Willie Landship
Little Willie Landship
Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
#9
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1917 6-ton
M1917 6-ton
Light Two-Man Combat Tank
#10
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Medium Mark C (Hornet)
Medium Mark C (Hornet)
Medium Tank
#11
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
Medium Tank Mk A (Whippet)
Medium Tank
#12
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Model 1917 Holt Gas-Electric
Model 1917 Holt Gas-Electric
Prototype Military Vehicle
#13
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Renault FT-17
Renault FT-17
Light Two-Man Combat Tank
#14
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Skeleton Tank
Skeleton Tank
Prototype Combat Vehicle
#15
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sturmpanzerwagen A7V
Sturmpanzerwagen A7V
Armored Fighting Vehicle / Tank
#16
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sturmpanzerwagen A7V-U
Sturmpanzerwagen A7V-U
Prototype Combat Vehicle
#17
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sturmpanzerwagen Oberschlesien
Sturmpanzerwagen Oberschlesien
Assault Tank Prototype
#18
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tank Mark IX
Tank Mark IX
Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
#19
1919
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tank Mark VIII (International / Liberty)
Tank Mark VIII (International / Liberty)
Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
#20
1916
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tank Mk I (Big Willie / Centipede / Mother)
Tank Mk I (Big Willie / Centipede / Mother)
Medium / Heavy Tank
#21
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tank Mk II
Tank Mk II
Medium Tank
#22
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tank Mk IV
Tank Mk IV
Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
#23
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tank Mk V
Tank Mk V
Heavy Tank / Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
#24
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tsar Tank (Lebedenko Tank / Netopyr)
Tsar Tank (Lebedenko Tank / Netopyr)
Mobile Weapons Platform
#25
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the War Tank America (Steam Tank)
War Tank America (Steam Tank)
Experimental Combat Vehicle