Image from page 53 of “Tanks, 1914-1918; the log-book of a pioneer” (1919) – London Picture

Identifier: tankslogbookofpi00ster
Title: Tanks, 1914-1918; the log-book of a pioneer
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Stern, Albert Gerald, Sir, 1878-
Subjects: Tanks (Military science) World War, 1914-1918 — Great Britain
Publisher: London, New York [etc.] : Hodder and Stoughton
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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KILLEN-STRAIT MACHINE {p 24) Photo – Capl S. Walti r. EXPERIMENTS 33 was the track that eluded us. Mr. dEyncourtturned down a proposed track of Balata Belting,and once more our hopes sank. Then, onSeptember 22nd, I received the following tele-gram from Lincoln. Stern, Room 59; 83, Pall Mall. Balata died on test bench yesterday morning.New arrival by Tritton out of Pressed Plate. Lightin weight but very strong. All doing well, thank you. Proud Parents. This was the birth of the Tank. CHAPTER III TRIALS—AND TRIALS CHAPTER III TRIALS—AND TRIALS September 1915 to February 1916 I have already spoken of the impossibility offinding any Government Department which wouldgive us accommodation. That was only one ofour many difficulties. We encountered oppositionfrom all quarters. Manufacturers did not likeour type of work. It was all experimental andmeant continual cancelling of orders. Then, inJuly, the Ministry of Munitions took over allinventions in connection with land warfare, andthe Ad

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