Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Little Willie: Forefather of the Tank

Forefather of the Tank:

Little Willie

explained by
David Fletcher 
of 
The Tank Museum

This year is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.

One of the outcomes of the Great War that will shape up the future of warfare forever was The Tank

And One of the very early forefathers of the tank is William Tritton and Walter Wilson's Little Willie.

Little Willie


You can find a good video on Little Willie from YouTube.

Mr. Fletcher from the Bovington Tank Museum explains not only about Little Willie also how the idea of Tank came about and why the tracks of the following tanks had rhomboidal shape.

So enjoy the video...



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