1920 Army Tank Chart Sectional View of British Tank First World War
This chart shows the type of tank which performed signal service at the battle of Cambrai in 1917 and despite their initial success, German artillery and infantry defences exposed the frailties of their armour and the vehicles became mostly ineffective after the first day. They were used again with greater success during the final advance of the British armies in World War One.
Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine, in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions.
ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE RNAS 1914-1918 (Q 27453) A Short 320 seaplane dropping an 18-inch torpedo. Developed to take on U-boats in the Mediterranean, the aircraft type saw little success. Operations were also flown in the Adriatic.