Category Archives: Combat car, armored vehicles

Rolls-Royce armored car

The development of the Rolls-Royce armored car was an attempt to compensate for the lack of aircraft in support of the British soldiers in Dunkirk. In August 1914, the Eastchurch Squadron of RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) was founded under the leadership of Charles Rumney Samson. Initially stationed in Ostend, they were relocated to Dunkirk shortly...
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Killen-Strait Armoured Tractor

The Killen-Strait Armoured Tractor was a prototype developed from an agricultural utility vehicle to destroy the positions and barbed wire barriers on the Western Front. The Killen-Walsh Manufacturing Company was based in the US and produced tractors and agricultural vehicles until the beginning of the First World War. In 1914, the name was changed to Killen-Strait,...
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