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
Most of the articles on this blog look at the tank from a British perspective. In the end, though, it would be the effect they had on the Germans that
The Mark IV was the main tank in service during 1917. In two short years, how did the tank used at Cambrai differ from its predecessor, Little Willie?
On 3rd May 1917, one of the bloodiest days for British soldiers during the First World War, 2nd Lt. Chick commanded tank number 785 into battle. Enlistment Herbert Cicognani was
At the Tank Museum, mentioning the Battle of Arras is likely to bring to mind the tank attack on the 21st May 1940 rather than the much larger and far
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
While writing on the First World War generally focuses on the Western Front, Palestine was the site of several tank battles against Turkey.
For many years it was widely believed that the eight tanks that fought in Gaza
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
The British Mark II Tank features in his Tank Chat presented by David Fletcher MBE.