🎧 The Tanks of Cambrai with David Willey
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 26m
David Willey, curator at the Tank Museum, Bovington, discusses the development of tank warfare and the impact of tanks at the Battle of Cambrai in 1917.
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