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
This little-known poem by Winnie the Pooh writer A. A. Milne displays the cultural impact of tanks during and following the First World War.
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
We’ve already told some of the story of Basil Henriques through the moving history of his ring, however it cannot be complete without his friend George Macpherson.
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
From the very beginning the tank had to be well-camouflaged, first when it was a secret weapon and then later when it advanced on to the battlefield.
Tanks were not only presented to towns and cities under the National War Savings Scheme, they were also donated, by the Tank Corps to locations where tanks or components of
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
Poelcapelle is in Belgium, not far from Ypres. During the First World War the area was the scene of some bitter fighting and it was almost reduced to rubble, but
Sponsons were built separately from tanks, not necessarily by the company that built the actual tanks.