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16 September 1916 - Norman Harris

The papers report the successful first deployment of 'a new type of heavy armoured car' called a tank, and the Battle of the Somme film captivates Maisie Harris.

On this day in 1916, papers reported the successful first deployment of 'a new type of heavy armoured car' called a tank, which might change the course of the war, and in Folkestone, Maisie Harris is captivated by the Battle of the Somme film.

Written by Mike Walker
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

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11 minutes

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Role Contributor
Norman Harris Sean Baker
Edna Harris Lara West
Maisie Harris Cassie Layton
Ivy Layton Lizzy Watts
Hilary Pearce Craige Els
Frank Smith Paul Rider
Mrs Grimes Elizabeth Bennett
Writer Mike Walker
Director Allegra McIlroy

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