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
When entering The Tank Museum, one of the first things you see is a model of da Vinci’s tank, so it is only fitting that David Fletcher include it in
In Part 4 of his ancestors of the tank series, David Fletcher describes a wind powered tank designed by Valturio. But how successful was it?
Presenting the third in David Fletcher’s series of tank ancestors: the Scottish War Cart.
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 12 part series on the tanks predecessors began with chariots, however not all of the ancestors are vehicles. The armoured knight, with his lance, mounted on a heavy horse,
While The Tank Museum has been celebrating the centenary of the tank, it’s important to note that it didn’t come out of nowhere. To celebrate its ancestors, David Fletcher has
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