Presenting the third in David Fletcher’s series of tank ancestors: the Scottish War Cart.
This blog began telling the story of George Macpherson, killed during the first tank attack at Flers, through his friend Basil Henriques. However, the Museum does have items which belonged
The 12 part series on the tanks predecessors began with chariots, however not all of the ancestors are vehicles. The armoured knight, with his lance, mounted on a heavy horse,
While The Tank Museum has been celebrating the centenary of the tank, it’s important to note that it didn’t come out of nowhere. To celebrate its ancestors, David Fletcher has
It’s been a busy week at The Tank Museum due to Tank 100 celebrations, a hundred years since the first use of tanks at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette during the
The Tank Museum marked the centenary of the tank in 2016. Here is a two minute outline of the significance of this anniversary – and how a handful of men
The Ashford tank is unusual because it is still there, the only one of all those presented which has survived in the same location ever since it was donated.
Bridlington is in East Yorkshire, on the coast a little way south of Flamborough Head. The tank sent to Bridlington as its reward for the part it played in the
The first man ever to command a tank in battle only volunteered for the secret mission because learning to fly aeroplanes was so dangerous, his daughter has revealed.
The Tank Museum’s Mark IV replica has been working very hard in 2016, so required a bit of maintenance before starring in the Tank 100 commemorations.