This conference will showcase the latest historical research on the emergence and the part played by the tank in the First World War, with leading experts from Britain, Germany and
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
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.
Historian Dan Snow presents this bite size history of the tank in the First World War, filmed on location at The Tank Museum.
One object, The Henriques Ring, now on display in the new Tank Men exhibition offers a fascinating and very personal link to the first tank attack in history.
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.