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TANK ARMAMENT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR (October 6, 2017 2:00 pm)
FIRST TANK CORPS VICTORIA CROSS (October 3, 2017 2:37 pm)
TANK CAMOUFLAGE IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR (September 22, 2017 12:55 pm)
USING PETROL IN FIRST WORLD WAR TANKS (September 1, 2017 2:32 pm)
TRAPPED: THE STORY OF FRAY BENTOS (August 21, 2017 3:01 pm)

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WILLIAM TAYLOR DAWSON: PART ONE

Sep 09, 20162 Comments

This is the first installment of the gripping story of William Taylor Dawson who took part in the first tank attack at Flers Courcelette on 15th September 1916. He served as a

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A. A. MILNE TANK POEM FOUND

Sep 09, 2016No Comments

This little-known poem by Winnie the Pooh writer A. A. Milne displays the cultural impact of tanks during and following the First World War.

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WWI TANK SYMPOSIUM: 10TH SEPTEMBER

Sep 06, 2016No Comments

This conference will showcase the latest historical research on the emergence and the part played by the tank in the First World War, with leading experts from Britain, Germany and

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TANK MEN: BASIL HENRIQUES

Sep 06, 2016No Comments

We’ve already told some of the story of Basil Henriques through the moving history of his ring, however it cannot be complete without his friend George Macpherson.

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TANK MEN: CYRIL COLES

Aug 23, 20161 Comment

Cyril Coles went in to action at the Battle of Flers and was one of the first men tank crewman to be killed. His story is one of the eight

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TANKS TO ROLL IN WESTMINSTER

Jul 22, 20161 Comment

Exactly 100 years on from the first tank attack in history, The Tank Museum will honour the memory of pioneering British tank soldiers with a special appearance in central London

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THE TANK MUSEUM AT SOMME COMMEMORATIONS

Jul 01, 2016No Comments

The Tank Museum is honoured to have been invited to display its replica Mark IV tank at the Somme Centenary Commemorations at Thiepval in France.

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TANK CHATS: MARK V** TANK

Jun 30, 2016No Comments

David Fletcher gives an overview of the Mark V** tank – a longer tank for wider trenches.

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TANK CHATS: MARK V TANK

Jun 30, 2016No Comments

David Fletcher gives an overview of the Mark V tank. Although similar in appearance to the Mark IV, the Mark V was a much better tank – more powerful and easier

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TANK CHATS: MARK IV TANK

May 13, 20161 Comment

David Fletcher gives an overview of the Mark IV tank, the first mass produced tank of the First World War and best known for the Battle of Cambrai.