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Original Pencil Sketch for Battle of Cambrai, France, 20th November 1917 by David Pentland. (P)


Original Pencil Sketch for Battle of Cambrai, France, 20th November 1917 by David Pentland. (P)

At 0620 hours covered by a brief barrage from 1000 guns, the tanks of C and F Battalions in MkIV tanks advanced alongside the men of the British 12th Division against the impregnable German Hindenburg line at Cambrai. Supported in the air by 4 RFC squadron flying ground attack missions, the general offensive had broken through 3 trench lines and penetrated 5 miles on a 6 mile front by lunchtime. Although these gains were not exploited and later retaken by a German counter offensive, Cambrai showed the full potential of the tank on the battlefield.
Item Code : CCP0801POriginal Pencil Sketch for Battle of Cambrai, France, 20th November 1917 by David Pentland. (P) - This Edition
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