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Louis Boirault Machine Trench Crosser Tank

Boirault machine

Louis Boirault Machine :

The Boirault machine, was an early French experimental land ship, designed in 1914 and built in early 1915. It has been considered as “another interesting ancestor of the tank”, and described as a “rhomboid-shaped skeleton tank without armour, with single overhead track”. Ultimately, the machine was deemed impractical and was nicknamed Diplodocus militaris.
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Mark V Tank Low Centre of Gravity Rhomboid Vehicle

The Mark IV was a British tank of the First World War. Introduced in 1917, it benefited from significant developments on the first British tank, the intervening designs being small batches used for training. The major improvements were in armour, the re-siting of the fuel tank, and easier transportation.Mark V Tank :

The Mark V tank was a rhomboid vehicle with a low centre of gravity and long track length, able to negotiate broken ground and cross trenches. Main armament was carried in sponsors on the hull sides. The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I.

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Netopyr Three Wheel Tsar Tank

netopyr Tsar Tzar tank

Netopyr Tsar Tank :

The Tsar Tank , also known as the Netopyr’ which stands for pipistrellus (a genus of bat), was an unusual Russian armoured vehicle developed by Nikolai Lebedenko, Nikolai Zhukovsky , Boris Stechkin , and Alexander Mikulin from 1914 on-wards. The Tsar Tank project was scrapped after initial tests deemed the vehicle to be under-powered and vulnerable to artillery fire.
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