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
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
It would be nice to say that I remembered the Tonbridge tank but it was long gone by the time I was there, I knew the Castle well enough, and
October marks the 100th anniversary of tank training being based at Bovington Camp in Dorset, where The Tank Museum also resides.
Part 3 goes into more detail regarding exactly how Swinton, first commander of the Heavy Section, managed to swell the numbers up to 184 officers and 1610 men of other
While Bovington is the ‘home’ of the tank, the gunnery training was done just down the road at Lulworth. However, that was not always the case.
The second in the three part series on William Taylor Dawson examines his reminiscences of driving a tank in the First World War.
The Tank Museum has produced two publications to mark the tank centenary. They are now available through the Museum’s online shop.
The first man ever to command a tank in battle only volunteered for the secret mission because learning to fly aeroplanes was so dangerous, his daughter has revealed.
This is the first installment of the gripping story of William Taylor Dawson who took part in the first tank attack at Flers Courcelette on 15th September 1916. He served as a