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Re: Dino/bird amphibians
Aidan Karley (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
<"Tanks" in the military sense? I think you'll find that the nickname "tank"
was a combination of lack of imagination and minor military indirection. The
company contracted to manufacture the prototypes generally made liquid-storage
tanks, and so the name stuck. I have a memory they were a Norwich firm ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tank#WWI_-_the_first_tanks points you in the same
direction as my memory.>
Actually, I was referring to common American practice to name any armored
vehicle with treads a "tank". I am not familiar with British, English, or even
maybe German "tank" terminology.
This was my visual basis when writing the post.
Jaime A. Headden
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