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Posted: Sep 06, 2016 by Admin - Acorn Stairlifts UK & filed under News

Fast moving tanks played a crucial part in Adolf Hitler's 'Blitzkrieg' (lightning war) tactics at the outbreak of World War II, a conflict which would later feature epic tank battles on several continents. Even today tank regiments are a key part of modern armies, but they owe it all to a decidedly underwhelming prototype first unveiled to a sceptical public 101 years ago today, on September 6th, 1915.


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