Like all military and civilian vehicles before and since, First World War British tanks were given unique registration, or serial, numbers. Beginning with number ‘1’ would have allowed the Germans
This delicate collection of German postcards, including a Christmas Card, date from the First World War.
Despite the hostilities, festive greetings did not stop for war and, while it is fast approaching a century since this Tank Corps Christmas Card was originally sent, it remains in
After the Battle of Cambrai, what lessons were learned by both the Allied and German troops? How did the affects of a battle which is seen as a draw influence
The Battle of Cambrai had begun at 6:20am on the 20th November with a stunning advance, spearheaded by tanks and supported by new artillery techniques, but within a few days
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An major obstacle on the way to Cambrai was the St Quentin Canal which the British attempted to cross at Masnieres. It was not a success.
Pride of place at the entrance to the Tank Men Exhibition is the Graincourt gun – captured by Albert Baker during Cambrai. This is its story.
100 years on from the Battle of Cambrai, The Tank Museum presents a documentary on the moment the Tank Corps delivered one of the greatest advances of the First World
Richard William Leslie Wain was the second of four Tank Corps soldiers to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.