When did tanks first appear on battlefields? For what reasons were they invented? Why were they called "tanks"?
Research one of the individuals listed below and explain how he constributed to the development and/or application of armoured warfare.
a) Frank Worthington
b) Guy G. Simonds
c) Basil Liddell Hart
d) John F.C. Fuller
e) Ernest Swinton
f) George C. Patton
g) Heinz Guderian
List some of the major differences between tanks from the First World War and tanks from the Second World War.
If German tanks in the Normandy campaign were superior in quality to Allied tanks, how did the Allies manage to gain the upper hand in most battles?
During the Second World War, Canada produced several tanks including the Ram Tank. Research the Ram tank's history and performance in the field.
How dangerous was it to be part of a tank crew? After reading the story, make a list of the hazards and perils facing tank crews in battle.
What strategies could tank commanders use when deploying their tanks in open fields? Did this strategy differ when the tank was deployed in a town or city?
If given a choice between a fast-moving light tank, a tank that is heavily armoured and a tank that is fitted with a powerful gun, which would you choose? Why?