A special 500 copy reprint of this ultra rare World War l classic, Tanks in the Great War 1914-1918. Written by noted military historian, J.F.C Fuller in 1920, this history of the British Tank Corps in World War I covers the development of the tank, mechanical characteristics of early British tanks, particularly the Mark 1, as well as the early battles at the Somme and Ancre. It also describes the growth of the Tank Corps itself, tank tactics, tank engineering plus the later tank battles in 1917-1918. There is also appreciations of German, French and American tank activities. It is an excellent, comprehensive account of tank warfare by Fuller who served as Chief General Staff Officer of the Tank Corps for a period extending from December 1916 to August 1918.