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
Clement Arnold was one of four brothers from a Llandudno family who volunteered to fight on the outbreak of war; three of whom served in the Tank Corps. All were
David Fletcher talks through the Mark I tank, in this Tank Chat, the world’s only surviving example of the tank.
The Tank Museum has produced a book that is essential reading for anyone involved in family history wishing to trace ancestors in the various British tank regiments.
The Tank Museum is marking the centenary year of the first tank attack in history with a new exhibition titled `TANK MEN` focussing on pioneering tank soldiers.