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"Tanks" of Other Days: Old-Time "Forts" on Wheels

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MACHINE TO BREAK THE RANKS OF THE ENEM / (AFTER wig AFTER VALOVEGEIUS) 91900 .,IMPROVEMENT ON T .A WA R CAR ” 155 W PENNINGTON CAR gooo 1900 ýLv – nom. FPORTRESS CAR. 1902. -. THE KAISERS GERwAN BATTLE LINE BREAIKER.” 1897 5-1I6A’ CENTULRY ORBRUNNERB OF THE NEW ENGINE OF WARPFARE WHICH HAB PROVED SO USEFUL DURING THE GREAT BRITISH ADVANCE I FROM BIXTEENTH-CENTURY MACHINES TO THE KAISER’S “BATTLE-LINE BREAKER.”


r~h cbm. “L mm va Lad U atBty” (which is ard at te foot 1 the facir page) a a ties made at the time f the Crimea War, apedlmtio of whirl are Ue hia the Pltbnt OGue – Lodon. It had few wheel, nderneath the in plate hrth-ha k armsr shield, teguer with a Afth wh ee at the fre-end, far asming. I zhe, at the ea of apeleea the Thd’s theat ta lad England, a French agioeer, M. hai, degued a inlr machine 1of ma deaim The r da s agprawei


the idea, t it went mo futher. The Kaiser’s “Battle-tin brheor,” to qoes t characteristicaly grandiloquent designation given to the suggested battle-car shows at the feet of tbis page, is stated to have been designed by the German Emperr Mhesmt It was to be practically a land an r-clad battle-ship, and was Io be as big as a Pullhan seeping-car, and be ovenrd with seei amour britling with spikes. ThLe is hwever, did not nehriaise.-{D-sasirs Copr+iipd i 5h Unsl t S as d Caels.]



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