The last remaining First World War German A7V tank, Panzerkampfwagen 506, 'Mephisto' and the battle damage it absorbed during the First World War at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. (Credits: Australian War Memorial)

Mephisto – Sturmpanzerwagen A7V

Mephisto is a German A7V Sturmpanzerwagen tank from World War I, bearing chassis number 506. Mephisto is the last surviving A7V tank anywhere in the world. Sturmpanzerwagen A total of 20 Germany’s A7V Sturmpanzerwagen were ever built for use in World War I and they saw limited service on the Western Front in 1918, and today only one survives – number 506 “Mephisto”. …

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