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What tanks were used in ww1?

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  • 1914. Armoured Autocar.
  • 1916. Char d'Assault Schneider (Schneider CA)
  • 1916. Char d'Assault St.
  • 1918. FIAT 2000.
  • 1918. Ford Model 1918 3-ton (M1918)
  • 1918. K Grosskampfwagen (K-Wagen)
  • 1918. Leichter Kampfwagen I (LK I)
  • 1918.

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In this regard, why were tanks used in ww1?

During their use in the First World War , tanks had mixed success. They were indeed powerful and terrifying weapons when used against the Germans but, as a new weapon, the correct time and place to use them was still to be ascertained. They were also highly unreliable mechanically and prone to breaking down.

Additionally, what was the name of the first tank in ww1? The first tank prototype, Little Willie, was unveiled in September 1915. Following its underwhelming performance–it was slow, became overheated and couldn't cross trenches–a second prototype, known as “Big Willie,” was produced.

Keeping this in view, where were tanks used in ww1?

The first use of tanks on the battlefield was the use of British Mark I tanks at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette (part of the Battle of the Somme) on 15 September 1916, with mixed results; many broke down, but nearly a third succeeded in breaking through.

What was the best tank in ww1?

The British tanks were probably the best . Tanks of WW1 were designed for the conditions of the Western front. They neeed to overcome obstacles and barbed wire and to cross trench systems.

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