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On the cover "World War I’s Often-Overlooked Tankers: 301st Battalion Tamed Massive Machines"
Almost a third of the American men in the World War I tank corps who saw combat were trained by the British in their heavy tanks - massive rhomboidal monsters with multiple cannons and machine guns manned by crews four times the size of the little French-made tankettes that were the first U.S. tank units to fight in the war. These American fi ghting men who fought in the “lost battalion” of American World War I tankers were lost not on the battlefi elds of France but to the annals of history. This is the story of the 301st Battalion, U.S. Tank Corps.