The fighting in Egypt and Palestine during the First World War is often overlooked. However, this year marks the centenary of the Palestine Tank Detachment, whose members fought and died
Another member of the first Tank Corps who is represented in the Tank Men exhibition is Albert Baker, the chemist who won two Military Crosses during the First World War.
The third installment in the story of William Taylor Dawson describes his life after the First World War, including his experiences as a guest of honour of the 1st Royal
The direct descendant of one of the men who took part in the first tank attack visited The Tank Museum to see the only surviving piece of the Mark I
Molly Johnson’s father, Sgt. James Noel, was a First World War tank man. He fought with distinction at the Battle of Arras in a Mark II tank, for which he
In this interview Tilly Mortimore, the daughter of the first tank commander in history, Harold Mortimore, shares her recollections of her father and the stories he recounted to her about
One of the personal objects on display in The Tank Men exhibition is emblematic of the personal sacrifice made by so many men in World War One – a serious
The second in the three part series on William Taylor Dawson examines his reminiscences of driving a tank in the First World War.
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 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