History of War

MEDIUM MARK A WHIPPET TANK

HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUNS

FOUR FRENCH-DESIGNED HOTCHKISS LIGHT MACHINE GUNS PROVIDED EXCELLENT FIREPOWER AGAINST ENEMY TROOPS AS THE WHIPPET ADVANCED RAPIDLY THROUGH BREACHES IN GERMAN TRENCH LINES.

TYLOR ENGINES

A PAIR OF FOUR-CYLINDER, SIDE VALVE JB4 PETROL ENGINES GAVE THE WHIPPET A REMARKABLE TOP SPEED OF 13.4KPH (8.3MPH), GENERATING 90 HORSEPOWER.

DISTINCTIVE TURRET

THE DISTINCTIVE TURRET OF THE WHIPPET MADE IT EASILY IDENTIFIABLE ON THE BATTLEFIELD AND GAVE ITS CREW REASONABLY GOOD VISIBILITY. HOWEVER, IT WAS ALSO A TARGET FOR ENEMY ARTILLERY.

TRACKS

THE TRACKS OF THE WHIPPET WERE COVERED

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