A U.S. operated Renault FT tank runs down a road sign during World War I.
Western Front Date:1918 Duration:18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A Renault FT tank operated by Americans, runs down a street sign in Germany during World War I. Caption reads: "Tank No. 327, Co. C running down a German sign Kaiser Wilhelmstrasse". However, the number 8329 is displayed on the tank turret, along with a diamond insignia (signifying the Third Section of its Tank Battalion). The tank driver operates from an open position behind the turret and another American soldier rides on the rear of the tank. (Note: After the war, Americans referred to these tanks as FT-17s.)
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