The Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, fought on the 24th and 25th April 1918, is most famous as the site of the first tank vs tank battle in history. However there
On 26 March, 1918, the Medium A Whippet tank saw it’s first battle action, when it took a mass of German infantry by surprise. Third Battalion, The Tank Corps was
The first action of the German A7V tank, on 21 March 1918, is not very well known from the British side. Probably because most of those in action against them
Like all military and civilian vehicles before and since, First World War British tanks were given unique registration, or serial, numbers. Beginning with number ‘1’ would have allowed the Germans
Despite the hostilities, festive greetings did not stop for war and, while it is fast approaching a century since this Tank Corps Christmas Card was originally sent, it remains in
100 years on from the Battle of Cambrai, The Tank Museum presents a 3 part documentary on the moment the Tank Corps delivered one of the greatest advances of the
While tanks gave the infantry a huge amount of protection, tank armament was also key in their development during the First World War.
Tank camouflage is a constantly changing art, depending on landscape, climate and season, among other issues. This article examines the development of tank camouflage during the First World War.
For all their impressive power, tanks won’t work without fuel, which in the First World War meant petrol. This post takes a look at how this petrol was stored and
One of the most moving stories of the First World War soldiers in The Tank Museum is that of Lieutenant Cecil Sewell, who gave his life to save those of another tank crew.