Cyril Coles went in to action at the Battle of Flers and was one of the first men tank crewman to be killed. His story is one of the eight
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.
David Fletcher gives an overview of the Mark V** tank – a longer tank for wider trenches.
David Fletcher gives an overview of the Mark V tank. Although similar in appearance to the Mark IV, the Mark V was a much better tank – more powerful and easier
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.
David Fletcher talks through the Mark I tank, in this Tank Chat, the world’s only surviving example of the tank.
The British Mark II Tank features in his Tank Chat presented by David Fletcher MBE.
The chief external differences from the Mark I Tank lay in the tail wheels, which were not used on the Mark II Tank and later heavy tanks, the narrower driver’s cab