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Tanks (vehicle)

In what battle was the tank first used as a weapon?

192021

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09/05/2011

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.