Tanks in World War I By Diana, Toby, Rose & Elienai

The tank was created in 1915 by the British Army with its first model ready for combat in 1916. Its introduction to the war was on September 15, 1916 when Captain H. W. Mortimore of the Royal Navy guided it into battle against Germany on the Western Front. Tanks are operated from the inside by a member of the army who controls the movement of the tank.
The technology of the tank was advanced gradually through several developments by Britain. Tanks have influenced modern weaponry by allowing the creators of weapons to improve machine guns which, are on tanks used in W.W.I making them more powerful and capable to withstand more. While also improving engines and other mechanical parts needed in a tank but also in everyday products.

The introduction of the tank to the Great War worked to end trench warfare and stop the stalemate that had been occurring on the Western Front. For use in W.W.I the tanks had two prototypes they were made to have a maximum amount of capable goals. For example making wheels bigger and deacreasing weight limits.

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