One-Man Tank: “Medieval Knight”

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Title

One-Man Tank: “Medieval Knight”

Subject

The Argus, armour, Daily Telegraph, knight, Melbourne, sword, tank, Vic, Victoria, warfare.

Description

This article in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus in 1926 describes the invention of a one-man tank. The report is based on photographs published in the London newspaper the Daily Telegraph. It describes the tank as reintroducing ‘the medieval knight in armour’. The medieval imagery is continued with the description of the building of the tanks as ‘a veritable beating of plough shares into swords’.

The article can be found at http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3743134

Creator

Anon.

Publisher

The Argus

Date

April 1, 1926

Rights

The Argus

Format

Newspaper article;Hyperlink

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Citation

“One-Man Tank: “Medieval Knight”,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 17, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/992.