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Given time, I'm sure this device would have overcome the barbed wire problem:

 http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=77787

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What a pretty good target for the Machine Gunner.

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And the film on A7V Elfriede in 1916 . . . , during "Battle of Marne" !
It is very new !

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Tanker wrote:

And the film on A7V Elfriede in 1916 . . . , during "Battle of Marne" !
It is very new !



Yes, a lot of the descriptions leave much to be desired. A Schneider is described as a German tank, a clip said to show British tanks on the Western front is actually of two Dragon MkI tractors on post-War manoeuvres, and captured German guns with the dapple camouflage are described as French. They also have trouble telling the difference between French and Belgian infantry. 

 



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A bobbin. That's all that's left when you remove the Churchill tank from a carpet laying Churchill 'funny' tank. (Odd phrase that, 'funny tanks'. They must have meant 'funny peculiar' rather than 'funny ha ha').

And yes, Pathe have one of the most astonishing collections of historical documents (known informally as 'films') that seems to have been catalogued by a total nitwit. Or many nitwits. Or maybe I am over-estimating their ability.

When I am World President...



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Stop PDA!

I am going to be Lifetime-President !!

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