The Battle of Hamel, fought on the morning of the 4th July 1918, was a highly successful attack and an important victory for the British Expeditionary Force. All the day’s objectives
“Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Inscription from Richard Annesley West’s gravestone. Richard Annesley West was a career soldier
The Mark V* tank was created for one purpose – its extra length. For all its advances and improvements over the Mark IV, the new Mark V tank that began to
After the Battle of Cambrai, what lessons were learned by both the Allied and German troops? How did the affects of a battle which is seen as a draw influence
Pride of place at the entrance to the Tank Men Exhibition is the Graincourt gun – captured by Albert Baker during Cambrai. This is its story.
Richard William Leslie Wain was the second of four Tank Corps soldiers to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
Hugh Elles, the officer commanding the Tank Corps in France, and his role at Cambrai set a precedent for tank commanders that remains to this day.
One of only four Victoria Crosses won by tank crews in the First World War will go on public display for the first time at The Tank Museum, on the
During November 1917 preparations for the Battle of Cambrai were well underway. Each battalion of the Tank Corps recorded day to day events in their War Diaries.
During November 1917 preparations for the Battle of Cambrai were well underway. Each battalion of the Tank Corps recorded day to day events in War Diaries.