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Mark II as Mark I

MARK II NUMBER 785

Apr 10, 2017No Comments

The Mark II tank on display at the Tank Museum is the oldest tank in the collection, and possibly the world, that is known to have seen combat.  This occurred

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99TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI

Jan 16, 2017No Comments

The anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai, the first tank battle in history, is one which is commemorated worldwide. Rebecca Skelton, an Archive Assistant at The Tank Museum, explores the

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THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI

Feb 23, 2016No Comments

At 6.20am, on 20th November 1917, a surprise attack by the British Army created a major break in the German lines to commence the Battle of Cambrai.

MARK IV TANK IN CAMBRAI

NAMING DEBORAH – MARK IV TANK IN CAMB...

Feb 16, 2016No Comments

In 1998 Philippe Gorczynski from Cambrai found a Mark IV tank (female) buried beneath a field in the village of Flesquiéres, on the Cambrai battlefield. The tank was badly damaged

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D51 DEBORAH – MARK IV TANK

Feb 16, 20161 Comment

Try this experiment; ask any ten people you know whether they have heard of the Battle of Cambrai. Provided those concerned are not serving or past Royal Tank Regiment soldiers,