During our Amiens event, the Archive received a number of donations from visitors, including this copy of the children’s story ‘To the Fore with the Tanks!’ by Percy F Westerman.
This delicate collection of German postcards, including a Christmas Card, date from the First World War.
Walter Ratcliffe’s tunic, complete with brass bursting grenade badge, was donated to The Tank Museum to help with telling his story in their Tank Men exhibition.
The Tank Museum often receives fascinating donations, from flags to photographs, models to medals. A recent contribution to the collection is this Acme Thunderer whistle.
Pioneering tank strategist, General Giffard le Quesne Martel had this mini First World War tank on his car bonnet – it was recently donated to The Tank Museum.
It’s around this time of year that we set aside an evening to snuggle up on the sofa, switch on the Christmas tunes and write Christmas Cards for dear friends
One of the personal objects on display in The Tank Men exhibition is emblematic of the personal sacrifice made by so many men in World War One – a serious
This is a tank crew face mask, which would have been issued to every member of a tank’s crew to protect his face and particularly his eyes from the effects
It was realised soon after the start of the First World War that it was going to be a much lengthier and consequently more expensive war than first expected.