In this interview Tilly Mortimore, the daughter of the first tank commander in history, Harold Mortimore, shares her recollections of her father and the stories he recounted to her about
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 Tank Museum is honoured to have been invited to display its replica Mark IV tank at the Somme Centenary Commemorations at Thiepval in France.
Historian Dan Snow presents this bite size history of the tank in the First World War, filmed on location at The Tank Museum.
One object, The Henriques Ring, now on display in the new Tank Men exhibition offers a fascinating and very personal link to the first tank attack in history.
We hear quite bit about the first use of tanks on the Somme in September 1916, and we’re going to hear a lot more over the next two years, but