The Mark V* tank was created for one purpose – its extra length. For all its advances and improvements over the Mark IV, the new Mark V tank that began to
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On the 18th January 1918 the first Mark V tank was driven out of the Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon and Finance Company factory in Birmingham. Just 10 weeks later in early
On the 31st May 1918 the Renault FT was used in action for the first time at Ploissy-Chazelle, southwest of Soissons. The 501st Regiment d’Artillery Speciale used 31 tanks to
Operation Michael, the first attack of the German Spring Offensive, had been a devastating blow for the Allies, especially British Fifth Army. They had been forced to retreat up to
The Tank Museum will mark the centenary of the Battle of Amiens with a First World War themed event, Amiens 100, on 8 August 2018, in partnership with The Great
100 years ago, during the First World War, tank fought tank for the first time in history, at Villers-Bretonneux on 24 April 1918. It was an engagement that foreshadowed one
The Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, fought on the 24th and 25th April 1918, is most famous as the site of the first tank vs tank battle in history. However there
The long-expected German Attack began at 4:40am on the 21st March 1918, falling on the British Fifth and Third Armies.
On 26 March, 1918, the Medium A Whippet tank saw it’s first battle action, when it took a mass of German infantry by surprise. Third Battalion, The Tank Corps was