Bullock Creeping Grip: World War I Training Vehicle
The modern tank got its cues from early tracked, armored vehicles like the Bullock Creeping Grip.
Little Willie, a tank prototype developed during World War I and later used as a tank driver training vehicle, remains on display at the Tank Museum of the Royal Armoured Corps at Bovington, Dorset, England.
Photo Courtesy Sam Moore
William Tritton’s No. 1 prototype, using the Bullock Creeping Grip track and suspension, proved unsatisfactory.