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RICHARD WAIN AT CAMBRAI (November 20, 2017 11:12 am)
THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: FLESQUIÈRES RIDGE (November 16, 2017 3:03 pm)
THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: HUGH ELLES (November 16, 2017 1:08 pm)
THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: THE FASCINE (November 15, 2017 3:40 pm)
TANK CORPS WAR DIARIES: 17-19 NOVEMBER 1917 (November 14, 2017 2:56 pm)

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RICHARD WAIN AT CAMBRAI

Nov 20, 2017No Comments

Richard William Leslie Wain was the second of four Tank Corps soldiers to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War. 

THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: FLESQUIÈRES RIDGE

Nov 16, 2017No Comments

The Battle of Cambrai (20 November 1917) is always deemed to have been a British success, this is true, up to a point, although it had its setbacks. The earliest

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THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: HUGH ELLES

Nov 16, 2017No Comments

Hugh Elles, the officer commanding the Tank Corps in France, and his role at Cambrai set a precedent for tank commanders that remains to this day. 

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THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: THE FASCINE

Nov 15, 20171 Comment

One of the adaptations added during the Battle of Cambrai was the fascine, enabling tanks to cross deliberately widened trenches. 

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TANK CORPS WAR DIARIES: 17-19 NOVEMBER 1917

Nov 14, 2017No Comments

During November 1917 preparations for the Battle of Cambrai were well underway. Each battalion of the Tank Corps recorded day to day events in War Diaries.

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BATTLE OF CAMBRAI REUNION DINNER

Nov 14, 2017No Comments

The 20th November 2017 marks a hundred years since the Battle of Cambrai. To commemorate the event, and to remember those who lost their lives, the Officers of the Tank

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WAIN’S CAMBRAI VICTORIA CROSS

Nov 13, 2017No Comments

One of only four Victoria Crosses won by tank crews in the First World War will go on public display for the first time at The Tank Museum, on the

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TANK CORPS WAR DIARIES: 13-16 NOVEMBER 1917

Nov 13, 2017No Comments

During November 1917 preparations for the Battle of Cambrai were well underway.  Each battalion of the Tank Corps recorded day to day events in their War Diaries. 

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TANK CORPS WAR DIARIES: 7-12 NOVEMBER 1917

Nov 10, 2017No Comments

During November 1917 preparations for the Battle of Cambrai were well underway.  Each battalion of the Tank Corps recorded day to day events in War Diaries. 

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THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI: ORIGINS PART II

Nov 08, 2017No Comments

The Battle of Cambrai holds a special place in the history of armoured warfare as the first mass tank attack, and one of the most successful of the First World