Maidstone is the county town of Kent, located on the River Medway and is unusual in that it received a Mark III tank instead of the usual Mark IV.
At Colchester, in Essex, the gifted tank was set up on a plinth alongside the ancient castle walls. It was a Mark IV female although its number is not recorded.
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
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.
Tanks were not only presented to towns and cities under the National War Savings Scheme, they were also donated, by the Tank Corps to locations where tanks or components of
Poelcapelle is in Belgium, not far from Ypres. During the First World War the area was the scene of some bitter fighting and it was almost reduced to rubble, but
It was realised soon after the start of the First World War that it was going to be a much lengthier and consequently more expensive war than first expected.