From the Vault: The Development of American Armor 1917-1940

Dummy training tankThis article originally was serialized in four parts in the 1969 run of ARMOR magazine.  Written by Timothy K. Nenninger, it  gives a good description of the development of American armor from 1917 to 1940.  We have provided links to the four parts below which can be downloaded in PDF form.

Part I World War 1 Experience

Part II The Tank Corps Reorganized

Part III The Experimental Mechanized Forces

Part IV A Revised Mechanization policy