Who used tanks in ww1?

Who used tanks in ww1?


Who had the most tanks in WW1?

It was conceived for mass production, and the FT became the most produced tank of World War I by a wide margin, with over 3,000 delivered to the French Army. Large numbers were used by the Americans and several were also lent to the British.

Why tanks are called tanks?

They were called tanks to trick the Germans into thinking they were water carriers for the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. Their use in a surprise attack in the Battle of the Somme caused fear among the German soldiers but their small numbers and poor reliability prevented them from making much difference.

Who built the first tank in WW1?

Sir William Tritton

Did tanks help win WW1?

So how important a role did the tank play in the Allied victory? By the end of 1918, the British and French were breaking through German lines without many tanks at all. But on the other hand they also managed to win the Battle of Cambrai in 1917, quite effectively by the correct use of tanks.

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How many tanks did Germany have in WW1?

20 tanks

What is the most powerful handgun?

Smith & Wesson

Can a 500 magnum kill an elephant?

The Smith & Wesson 500 performed well during this hunt. We recovered one of the bullets from the elephant and found it too retained over 90% of it’s weight. If I were to hunt with a revolver all the time a scope would definately be in order.

Is a 357 more powerful than a 9mm?

Because it has an extended case, which means more propellant behind the bullet, the . 357 Magnum in general has higher muzzle velocity. The 9mm Luger has a muzzle velocity of 1,120 feet-per-second (fps), while the . 357 Magnum touts a muzzle velocity of 1,240 fps, despite the fact that its bullet is 34 grains heavier.

What is the loudest handgun?

What is the loudest handgun made today? In conventional handgun calibers a . 357 snub-nosed revolver is extremely loud. Other large short barrel magnums are also very loud but the 357 seems to have a very high end pitch to it’s report vs the extreme BOOM from bigger magnums.

Is 38 Special louder than 9mm?

Of the calibers you mentioned, I would have to say in order from loudest to quietest 357, 40, 38, 9mm. The 38 is only louder because it’s a revolver round.

Whats louder 9mm or 45acp?

Decibel scale is exponential. 9mm comes in at 159.8 dB and 45 acp at 157 dB for a difference of 2.9 dB. Well every 3 dB is a factor of 2 in sound energy, so there really is a difference and 9mm is significantly louder.

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Is a 45 more powerful than a 9 mm?

With a good modern defensive ammo, the 9mm is just as powerful as any . 45, just in different ways. That is some nice expansion from the 9mm ammo, but let us not forget that the same developments in HP ammo that allowed 9mm to catch up to . 45 ACP FMJ also allowed .

Is 9mm louder than 40?

Short answer: No. The . 40 S&W round, due to the powder used as propellant will produce a sharper soundwave than will the 9mm in most cases. And find the 40 S&W to be slightly louder with a more distinctive crack ..

Can you shoot a 9mm without ear protection?

Yes. The damage is a physical effect, not noticing it is from mental factors. I never shoot anything at the range without hearing protection.