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British Mark IV female tank during trials, 1917

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1917.

The Mark IV was an up-armoured version of the Mark I tank. To improve safety, its fuel was also stored in a single external tank located between the rear track horns. The female Mark IV was armed with six .303 Lewis machine guns and the male with two six pounder guns and four Lewis guns.

From an album of 76 official photographs, 1916-1917.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1952-01-33-55-2

Copyright/Ownership

Crown Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1952-01-33-55-2

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