the Battle of Cambrai in late 1917, the Germans found themselves in
possession of both the Battlefield and quite a large number of
knocked-out and abandoned Mk IV tanks. Almost immediately the Germans
began to salvage the tanks regardless of their condition. The
operational vehicles were repaired and the rest cannibalized for spare
Helmet (Suji-kabuto Akoda-nari), Metropolitan Museum of Art: Arms and Armor
Rogers Fund, 1913
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: Iron, lacquer, copper, gold, silk
French sailors mount the guard.
Japanese-American college students during their relocation to an internment camp. Sacramento, 1942.