Tanks – WWI Uncut: Dan Snow – BBC

Please take a moment to watch this 8 minute video on the first tanks and their debut during World War I. Enjoy a tour of the MarkIV and some very interesting trivia on the impact this cutting edge technology had on the war. BBC. (2017, April 17 {of post} #sample_html ). Tanks – WWI Uncut:…

Tanks: An Origin Story

It might have been from eighty to a hundred feet long—it was about two hundred and fifty yards away—it’s vertical side was ten feet high or so, smooth for that height, and then with a complex patterning under the eaves of its flattish turtle cover. This patterning was a close, inter-lacing of portholes, rifle barrels,…

Wireless Technology

By the outbreak of World War I, wireless technology had been in existence for several decades. In the late 19th century, technology pioneers Alexander Graham Bell and Guglielmo Marconi were instrumental in the invention of devices that could transmit sound wirelessly. Radio, which was deemed “wireless technology” in the beginning, was the main way of…