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  • Officially known as a landship -- remember, it was a naval vessel - it was called a water tank by developers to confuse enemy spies.

    Landmarks

  • But the tank (or "landship" as it was then known, because it was regarded as a kind of land-based warship) had some influential advocates -- including First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill, whose Landship Committee kept the idea alive.

    Sept. 15, 1916: All Disquiet on the Western Front

  • Which was rather what the rhino was: a landship on four legs.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • “I believe I suggested a smaller landship, Master Klopp.”

    LEVIATHAN

  • But the tank or "landship" as it was then known, because it was regarded as a kind of land-based warship had some influential advocates - including First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill, whose Landship Committee kept the idea alive.

    Wired Top Stories

  • A central C2 node (usually an aircraft or landship in flight) coordinates battles through progressively more advanced interfaces.

    "MAIN" via Steve in Google Reader

  • The Herkules wasn’t the largest landship they’d seen, but with its eight long legs—arranged like a spider’s—it did look nimble.

    LEVIATHAN

  • Reflecting the Navy’s temporary sponsorship, the new machine was known as the “land cruiser” or the “landship.”

    The Prize

  • Truly a landship - British Mark IV tank, 1916 - via)

    WAVY TV

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