The Germans had started a massive offensive called operation Michael which they wanted to use the tanks,
but they only had two units ready, Abteilung 1 which had A7V tanks and Abteilung 2 which had five capture
Mark IV females.
March 21st 1918 after a heavy barrage the tank attack begun Abteilung 1 had 4 tanks due to poor visibility
two A7Vs became trapped the commanded halted the attack. after heavy artillery fire (Gas) from the British.
the three remaining A7Vs helped the German infantry but one broke down but the two left made a sudden showing to the British shocked the British