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Attached is a black and white drawing which depicts the interior and exterior of the German A7V heavy tank.The manufacturing of the A7V7 commenced in the spring of 1918 and it has been said that no more of twenty were ever made. Although the illustration shows only two men, that tank had a crew of 18 and measured 26 feet, three inches in length and 10.5 feet in width. The A7V had two heavy Maxim machine guns placed within it's turret, while the tank's primary weapon was a 57mm gun mounted at the very front (these guns were believed to have been of Russian or Belgian origin). The tank could travel an estimated fifty miles at the top speed of 6 mph; it weighed 32 tons and sported armor plating that was 30mm thick at the bow and 20mm thick all around. The tank's two 150 horse-power, 4-cylinder water cooled engines were made by Daimler.


Here is a British tank that has been appropriated by the Germans and adorned with their markings.

     


A Diagram of  Germany's Only World War I Tank (Almanach Hachette, 1919)

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