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  [Testing the 1A tank in Seyne; manoeuvres in a pine forest]

[Essais du char 1A à Seyne : manœuvres dans une forêt de pins]
1917 - Black and white - Silent
Runtime: 18 min 41
Country: France

Director: La Section de Cinématographie Technique de la Direction des Inventions
Production Company
: Direction des Inventions, des études et des expériences techniques

Description: In 1917 in Seyne, members of the Invention Department technical assault artillery division attend the 1A tank tests on steep terrain. The machine then crosses wide trenches and ditches before passing through a pine forest, easily knocking down the trees in its path.

Keywords: World War, 1914-1918 -- France; World War; 1914-1918 -- Technology; World War, 1914-1918 -- Tank warfare
Location: Seyne (France)

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Collection CNRS

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