Landship Tanks were first used during the Battle of Flers-Courcelette (1916)
Tanks were initially called “landships.” However, in an attempt to disguise them as water storage tanks rather than as weapons, the British decided to code name them “tanks.”

Landship Tanks were first used during the Battle of Flers-Courcelette (1916)
Tanks were initially called “landships.” However, in an attempt to disguise them as water storage tanks rather than as weapons, the British decided to code name them “tanks.”

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