Two tanks attacked the Germans at Flers in the Battle of the Somme on 15 September 1916.
A total of 49 Tanks were allocated in this assault, of which 31 were mechanically fit to take part in the attack.
Asked in World War 1, Tanks (vehicle)
What weapon was used for the first time in the Battle of the Somme?
The Battle of the Somme, or Somme Offensive, occurred between July 1 and November 18, 1916. The importance of air power and the first use of the tank are noted. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What weapons were used in the First Battle of marne?
in the first battle of marne they used a tank,gas mask, and machine gun.
Asked in World War 2, Tanks (vehicle)
What were tanks used for in World War 2?
Tank were used by Germans, and later by Russians, British and Americans, as main attacking weapon. Main task of tank groups was to break enemy lines. Battle of Kursk (in Russia) was one of the largest tank battles of this war. ...
Asked in United Kingdom
When did the british used tanks in battle?
"The British Centurion tank was first used in the Battle of Cambrai in NE France in Nov-Dec 1917." ___________________________________________________________________ The Centurion Tank was developed in the 1940s. The first time Tanks were used in combat was 15th September, 1916, between Flers and Courcelette, during the Battle of the Somme. They were the British Mark I, the first Tank to be used in action, although the French had, independently, designed and built their own. They first used theirs in April, 1917. At Cambrai (November 20th, 1917)...
What were the new weapons discovered during world war 1?
The most important weapon invented and used in WWI was the Tank. The aircraft as a weapon was used extensively for the first time in WWI for reconnaisance, artillery spotting, bombing, and strafing - the aircraft was used as a weapon to a limited extent in earlier conflicts. Posion gas was used for the first time in WWI ...
Asked in WW1 Trench Warfare
In which battle of ww1 did the tank first get used?
battle of ypres At Flers-Courcelette, during the Battle of the Somme, in north-east France. September 15th, 1916. ...
Asked in Roman Empire
When was the roman shield used?
The Roman army used their shields any time there was a battle. It was their basic defensive weapon and could at times be used offensively as well. The Roman army used their shields any time there was a battle. It was their basic defensive weapon and could at times be used offensively as well. The Roman army used their shields any time there was a battle. It was their basic defensive weapon and could at times be used offensively as well. The Roman army...
Asked in The Battle of Hastings
What technology did they use in Battle of Hastings?
the most used weapon was arrows and swords
Asked in Battle of Bunker Hill
What weapons were used in the Battle of Bunker Hill?
Flintlock Muskets were the average used weapon. Pistols and Cannons were also used. The battle used muskets, bayonets, and flintlock pistols. ...
Asked in Chemistry
In what war was chlorine gas first used as a weapon?
Invented by French chemist Claude Berthollet, chlorine gas was first used as a weapon by the military during the first World War in 1914. Chlorine gas was first used as a disarming weapon, and later as a fatal poison. ...
Asked in World War 1, Tanks (vehicle)
What country used the first set of tanks in World War 1?
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 the battle of the Somme of 1916 ...
Asked in American Revolution
What weapons did the minutemen use in the battle of Lexington and Concord?
The main weapon they would of used were the muskets，and canon The secondary weapon they might of used were the rifle，pistol，and swords。 ...
Who got tanks first in WW2?
Every major combatant nation in WWII possessed armored (Tank) forces at the start of the conflict. The tank was first used in combat by the British Army in WWI during the 1916 Battle of The Somme. ...