Photograph of the war vehicle Ehrhardt

Description

This photograph shows an armoured Ehrhardt car, designed in Germany, and able to have up to three machine guns on board. Despite this, they were used mainly for domestic police duties. The photograph is taken from a manual about the mechanics, maintenance and operation of military vehicles.

Full title:
Photograph of 'L'automobile da guerra Ehrhardt' [The war vehicle Ehrhardt]
Published:
1916
Format:
Photograph / Book
Held by:
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
Usage terms:
Public Domain

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