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Aug 7, 2018 26 tweets 5 min read
100 years ago on the first day of the Battle of Amiens, a lone Whippet tank penetrated to the rear of the German lines where it roamed for ten hours, causing major damage and enormous confusion. #Amiens100 The following text is largely a contemporary account, based on the tank commander's own words, as recorded in the book "Fighting Tanks – An account of The Royal Tank Corps in action 1916-1919", published in 1929 and edited by G. Murray Wilson.