The First Tanks
Tanks were used for the very first time in warfare on 15 September 1916 during the Battle of the Somme
Tanks were first used in warfare on 15 September 1916 by British soldiers fighting against German troops during the Battle of the Somme in World War One. Alex Last presents interviews with some of those soldiers from the BBC archive.
A British tank in France during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
- Thu 15 Sep 2016 07:50GMT