Tank C51 'Chaperon' on the side of the road from Le Pavé to Vaucelles, 1917
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1917.
This British tank was knocked out south of Laleau Wood during the Battle of Cambrai. Several tanks were later salvaged and repaired by the German Army for their own use. This example bears the ace of spades emblem of the 12th (Eastern) Division on its side.
One of 241 photographs collected by Colonel Philip Sidney Newton, 1805-1996.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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