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A7V 561 Nixe. The first tank against tank combat in history took place on 24 April 1918 when three A7Vs (including Nixe) taking part in an attack with infantry incidentally met three Mark IVs (two female machine gun-armed tanks and one male with two 6-pounder guns) near Villers-Bretonneux. The Rochling-built tank were Made with flanks composed of a single shielding plate.





A7V baptized " Hagen" , Sturmpanzer Abteilung N°I, captured during the combat of Villers-Bretonneux, on April 25, 1918.




"Gretchen" was only "Female" version armed with machine guns during the battle of Villers-Bretonneux in April 1918.
Later fitted with a gun .







A7V 1/72


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