The US entered the Great War with no tanks of their own – by the end of the war they had designed and built their first tank, collaborated on a leviathan heavy tank with Britain and built their own copy of the French FT. In this video we look at how the US Army hit the ground running and formed two tank corps and built their first tanks.
Check out the rest of our series on the US Tanks of WW1 here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLt7Io-OQBYSrsVzK-XHCGh25sKNTrT39
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