By Kenneth Munson
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E. Big Willie). Up to December 20, 1915, the whole cost of the experi^ The machine constructed by the Trench Warfare Department was the double bogey car designed by the Pedrail Company, of which it will be remembered twelve were originally ordered by the " Landships Committee " and eventually abandoned. The resuscitation of this machine arose as follows : During the summer of 1915 the Trench Warfare Department approached the Pedrail Company concerning the design of a flame projector with the capacity of 12,000 gallons of petrol.
In the meantime the question of design was discussed with Mr. Tritton, and at the same time Lieutenant (now Major) W. G. Wilson, an experienced engineer, was brought in as consultant, and a design was evolved which eventually embodied the form finally adopted and adhered to for tanks. Thus it was through the " Landships Committee," at a moment when the nniHtary authorities were inclined to regard the difficulties connected with the problem as likely to prove insuperable, that the landship or " tank," as it was later on called, was first brought into being.
In his first public trial he had the ill-luck to run into and knock down part of a stone wall. This led to his being temporarily cast into jail, and his experiments were abandoned. ' " we "find an ' The " battle car " had now, at least experimentally, evolved into the steam wagon which could run on roads; the 1 " The Forerunner of the Tank," by H. H. Manchester. THE FOOTED-WHEEL next step was to invent one which would move in any direc tion across country, in other words to replace the wheels by tracks.
Aircraft of World War I by Kenneth Munson