With the Tanks 1916-1918

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Oxford graduate William Watson spent the early years of the First World War as a motorcycle despatch rider, but seeing how warfare might develop in the future, transferred to the Heavy Branch of the Machine Gun Corps to train on the latest military innovation: tanks. This memoir, first published in 1920, is an important first-hand account of the early development and use of tanks, particularly at the Battle of Cambrai in 1917, the first time they were used en masse.

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With the Tanks 1916-1918

With the Tanks 1916-1918

Memoirs of a British Tank Commander in the Great War

Hardback248pp Illustrated

9781783463152     Product Code: 225259

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Oxford graduate William Watson spent the early years of the First World War as a motorcycle despatch rider, but seeing how warfare might develop in the future, transferred to the Heavy Branch of the Machine Gun Corps to train on the latest military innovation: tanks. This memoir, first published in 1920, is an important first-hand account of the early development and use of tanks, particularly at the Battle of Cambrai in 1917, the first time they were used en masse.

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