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Catalog Number 1988.78.3
Object Name book
Accession number 1988.78
Summary A Brief Account of the Tank, Its Crew and Its Tactical Functions, As They Were at the Date of the Armistice; The Earliest Tanks, General Swinton; Admiral Bacon, The Holt Tractor and the Evolution of the "Land Cruiser"; The Tank Corps in Embryo; The First Tank Battles- The Attack on Morval, Flers, The Quadrilateral, Thiepval, and Beaumont-Hamel; Winter Training, Expansion and Readjustments; The Battles of Arras and Bullecourt; The Battle of Messines and the "Hush" Operation; The Flanders Campaign- Preparations for the Third Battle of Ypres; The Third Battle of Ypres; The First Battle of Cambrai; Three New Types of Tank- The Depot- Central Workshops; The French Tank Corps- American Tanks and British Tanks in Egypt; Suspense- The "Savage Rabbits" Episode- The Enemy's Intentions; The March Retreat; The Equilibrium- Minor Actions- Hamel- The Ballon D'Essai; With the French- The Battle of Moreuil; The Battle of Amiens, or Battle of August 8; The German Attitude- "Man-Traps and Gins"- The Battle of Bapaume; Breaking the Drocourt-Queant Line- The Battle of Epehy; The Second Battle of Cambrai, or The Battle of Cambrai-St. Quentin; The Second Battle of Le Cateau- The Running Fight; The Rout- Mormal Forest- The Battle of the Sambre- The Armistice

Illustrations: Major-General Hugh Elles, C.B., D.S.O. from a portrait by Sir William Orpen, A.R.A.; General Arrangement of Mark V. Tank- Front View; General Arrangement of Mark V. Tank- Sectional Elevation; General Arrangement of Mark V. Tank- Sectional Plan; Diagram Showing Adaptation to the "Large Wheeled Tractor" Idea; The Original Thiepval Mark I.Tank with Anti-Bomb Roof and "Tail"; Field Camouflage; A Derelict. Valley of the Scarpe; A Burning Tank; "Direct Hits"; Bellied on a Tree-Stump and Subsequently Hit; A Flanders Pill-Box; The Unditching Beam in Action; The Steenbeek Valley Before the Battle; The Steenbeek Valley After Bombardment; A Deadly Swamp (The Wrecks of Six Tanks May Be Counted); "Clapham Junction" Near Sanctuary Wood; "The Salient"; Preparing for Cambrai. A Train of Tanks with Fascines in Position; The Bapaume-Cambrai Road; A Tank Crushing Down the Enemy's Wire; Sledge Towing Tank Taking Up Supplies; Bermicourt Chateau Near St. Pol Tank Corps Main Headquarters; Gun-Carrying Tank Taking up a Howitzer; A Whippet Going In; Smoke Screen and Semaphore; A Tankadrome; Moving Up. Battle of Amiens; The Armoured Cars Going Up; German Anti-Tank Gunners (from a photograph found on a prisoner); An Anti-Tank Gun in a Steel Cupola (Ypres); A Captured German Tank; A German Anti-Tank Rifle; Infantry Advancing Behind Tanks. A Practice Attack at the Bermicourt; The St. Quentin Canal Tunnel, Bellicourt; Carrier Pigeon Being Released; His Majesty the Colonel-in-Chief and General Elles; Manufacture; The Western Edge of Mormal Forest; A "Wireless" Tank; Map of Tank Operations, August-November, 1918

Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Tank Corps.
Tanks (Military science)
Title The Tank Corps
Author Williams-Ellis, Maj. Clough
Published Date 1919
Publisher George H. Doran
Published Place New York
Subjects tanks
OCLC Number 182658709
Library of Congress Control Number 20003588