At Colchester, in Essex, the gifted tank was set up on a plinth alongside the ancient castle walls. It was a Mark IV female although its number is not recorded.
The Tank Museum has produced two publications to mark the tank centenary. They are now available through the Museum’s online shop.
15 September 2016 marked 100 years since the first use of the tank in battle.
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 Ashford tank is unusual because it is still there, the only one of all those presented which has survived in the same location ever since it was donated.
The Tank Museum’s Mark IV replica has been working very hard in 2016, so required a bit of maintenance before starring in the Tank 100 commemorations.
Exactly 100 years on from the first tank attack in history, The Tank Museum will honour the memory of pioneering British tank soldiers with a special appearance in central London
The Tank Museum is honoured to have been invited to display its replica Mark IV tank at the Somme Centenary Commemorations at Thiepval in France.
Tanks were not only presented to towns and cities under the National War Savings Scheme, they were also donated, by the Tank Corps to locations where tanks or components of
David Fletcher gives an overview of the Mark IV tank, the first mass produced tank of the First World War and best known for the Battle of Cambrai.