The concepts, origins and popular beliefs concerning and ultimately becoming the Bolo....
The first "Tank" designed in Britain under leadership of Winston Churchill
Mk XXXIII Bolo
Some magazine covers of the time...These depict the prevailing private, military, and popular concepts of a "Land Battle Ship" at the time.Edit
"Bristling with secondary turrets and weapon ports,
the war machine looked to be a
battleship on tracks,
though no one could mistake it for being seaworthy.
It was a dreadnought whose design had been condensed to its most lethal form.
Losing its displacement and elegance,
'it gained terrible focus in all things that its enemies feared 'most:
firepower, maneuverability, and speed."
Bolos Book 5 : "Old Guard"
Professor Mark Thiess
Laumer Inst. Of Military Archaeology & History