“France’s activity of beating swords into ploughshares bundled the conversion of tanks into anything acquiring peacetime price. Some have been utilized for towing canal barges other people have grow to be agricultural tractors other people have created their way into the manufacturing facility. But the most novel conversion is no doubt that of the mountain-climbing tanks, now obtainable to holidaymakers of the French Alps of Savoy. Shorn of its coat of armor and its battling devices, and presented with seats, it gets to be an fantastic passenger-carrying car or truck for traversing rough terrain.”

Scientific American, November 1919

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