The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks (1917)

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  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Documentary War

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

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  • Tanks in Action and the Battle of the Ancre Alternative


Official film of the British Army’s autumn campaign on the Somme, which ran from 15th September to 18th November 1916., including the first shots of a tank at the front. British operations in the Somme offensive between the Battle of Flers-Courcelette and the Battle of the Ancre, Western Front.

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