Harry Leat went into action at the Battle of Flers, 15 September 1916, in the first tank ever to go into action. My Great Uncle Harry was born in 1895 at
October marks the 100th anniversary of tank training being based at Bovington Camp in Dorset, where The Tank Museum also resides.
In the seventh instalment of Towards the Tank, David Fletcher describes the potential of the massive Holzschuher from 1558.
The second in the three part series on William Taylor Dawson examines his reminiscences of driving a tank in the First World War.
The Tank Museum has produced two publications to mark the tank centenary. They are now available through the Museum’s online shop.
15 September 2016 marked 100 years since the first use of the tank in battle.
“Inside the huts there’s RATS as big as any nanny goat”. The Tank Museum Archive staff have found an amusing postcard
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
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