Название: Life in a Tank
Автор: Haigh, Richard, B.
Издательство: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin company
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Для сайта: eKnigi.org
To the uninitiated — as were we in those days when we returned to the Somme, too late to see the tanks make their first dramatic entrance — the name conjures up a picture of an iron monster, breathing fire and exhaling bullets and shells, hurling itself against the enemy, unassailable by man and impervious to the most deadly engines of war; sublime, indeed, in its expression of indomitable power and resolution.
This picture was one of the two factors which attracted us toward the Heavy Branch Machine-Gun Corps — as the Tank Corps was known in the first year of its being. ...