One-Man Tank Demonstrated 1914-1918

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One man tank demonstrated. Location of events unknown.

Military/Technology. One-man Tank demonstrated. during World War One. A tiny tank driving toward camera on street; with several men watching (not in military uniforms). Looks like USA small town location. CU tank rotating; driving around;...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
72542
Sort Number:
ON 087 E
Time in/Out:
01:29:40:00 / 01:30:27:00
Canister:
ON 087 E
Film ID:
1890.31
Issue Date:
1914 - 1918

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  • This is a novelty, dummy tank, not an attempt to create an actual one-man tank . It was built by the Holt Tractor Company for the visit of Colonel Ernest Swinton (one of the developers of British tank) to Benjamin Holt's factory in the USA. I understand it was powered by a motorcycle engine.

    Tankmanc 16th Feb 2012

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