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Which country first used tanks during World War 1?
Tanks were a British invention. They were supposed to have been named tanks because when they were transported to France they were stored in huge crates and listed on the manifests as �water tanks�. I think they were used at the battle of the somme.
The term "tank" was a deliberate attempt to conceal the true nature of the weapon.
Did you know that the first operational tanks were Male and Female in design? The males had more guns and the females were somewhat faster, but faster is a relative word as the fastest WW ONE tank could only get up to 5 mph. They also had a bad habit of catching on fire.
The Battle of the Somme is correct and also tanks were first used only to break down barbed wire and breach enemy lines so troops could follow in with little resistance...
Because it is very affective.
Tanks were developed in an attempt to break the trench war stalemate.
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The tank helped end the stalemate caused by trench warfare on theWestern Front, bringing WW1 to a speedier conclusion. Tanks howevercost the US a lot financially, and a substa…ntial number werecaptured by the Central Powers and used against her.
France . British . Russia
France came up with the first idea of a tank in the 15hundreds, Austria came up with the first prototype of a tank in 1912, but the first people use them were the British in t…he battle of the Somme of 1916
Tanks were just used as back ups. Not like todays tanks that are used in the front to push through the lines. Tanks had many flaws still since they were just introduced by Bri…tain in the war.
Germany experimented with some models, but mostly used captured British and French tanks. The answer to this specific question is: Great Britain, France, Germany, and th…e USA. Britain and France separately designed and built Tanks in 1915-16. In 1918 Germany produced 20 of her own but also used about 50 captured British Tanks. The USA used Tanks allocated by both France and Great Britain in 1918. Although a number of other countries considered the idea, no other nation used any Tanks in action during WWI.
Britain, France, US, Germany.
Tanks were civilian farm tractors (designs) that were outfitted with riveted on steel plates.. Airplanes were predominantly bi-winged wooden aircraft, sheeted with cloth (can…vas) skins.
Prototypes were built in Great Britain during 1915, and a similar process took place in France at roughly the same time. The answer is somewhat complicated, but what the Briti…sh designers considered the first tank was a prototype they called "Little Willie", in late 1915. However, it did not go into production. Instead a new design was tested, and 150 were ordered in February 1916. The French, who had developed their own tanks quite separately, ordered 400 of their own design two weeks after the British. It was the British who first used tanks in battle, on September 15th, 1916 - 49 were committed, although because of breakdowns only 32 made it into battle. This is always a tricky question, but, depending on what you mean by the question, the answer is either Little Willie or the British Mark 1 tank. (At the time it was simply called the tank, but when improved versions were introduced it was retrospectively named the Mark 1).
Britain, France, Germany built them. The US and other countries used them.
That's where they were first used; less than one thousand were built.
The British were the first to use a tank in World War I, a Mark I,during the Battle of Flers-Courcellette on 15 September 1916. WWIwas the first war in which tanks were used. …The Axis forces did notuse them very much in that war, in contrast to WWII when Germantanks outperformed Allied tanks right to the end. Tanks were invented by the British during WW 1. In order not togive away to German spies what they were inventing, the developersnamed them by the codeword 'tank', which at the time only had themeaning of 'something to hold a lot of water in'. When it wasfinally introduced to service, no-one managed to come up with afitting and catchy name, so the military decided to stick with thetemporary code name they had gotten used to by now.
Were designed by the British and disguised it as a WATER TANK, giving the TANK it's name.
Tanks were first used around the village of Flers during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The first massed use of tanks was in1917 at the battle of Cambrai in Northern France,… between the 20th November - 3 December 1917. Twelve battalions of the Tank Corps, with a total of 381 tanks went into battle. Total casualties were around 45,000 for each side, with 11,000 Germans and 9,000 British taken prisoner. In terms of territory, the Germans recovered most of their early losses and gained a little more. The battle showed the British that even the strongest trench defenses could be overcome by a mass tank attack. The first tank vs tank battle was near the town of Villers-Bretonneux on The Somme in 1918.
Yes, the germans were the first to use them,then the U.S.,thenfrance,then finally great britain.