BBC Future article on first modern tank the FT: It's been 100 years.

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Just browsing BBC this am and found this:
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180531-the-wwi-tank-that-helped-change-warfare-forever

Nice hi-def video, gives a good up-close feel for its speed and sound - like the engine is just on the verge of quitting all the while it was running.

Good view of the track tension spring doing its job - reminds of a similar spring that was made bigger than the original on the WW2 M3 HT early on that significantly improved its performance.

Bonus on the video: driving by the front armor piece for a Jagdpanther.

Interesting to read of the mechanical re-discovery process of how to fix it up, make/assemble parts.
 
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