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Tanks on D-Day

Tanks played a key part in the D-Day invasion, and particularly those peculiar, modified tanks known as Hobart’s Funnies….

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Watching Paint Dry

The Tank Museum has received an unusual donation that will be of particular interest to the tank model making community….

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A Bridge Too Far

The Museum has received a collection of pictures that captured the filming of ‘A Bridge Too Far’, the award winning 1977 war epic that depicted Operation Market Garden….

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Replacing the Chieftain

The Archive at The Tank Museum has received declassified Ministry of Defence documents that relate to the replacement of the aging Chieftain Main Battle Tank….

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Photograph Appeal

The Tank Museum has launched an appeal to find a photograph of Walter Charles Green, who was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal at the Battle of Cambrai….

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We Remember

The Tank Museum’s Archive holds a copy of the telegram notifying troops of the end of hostilities on the 11 November 1918….

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The Harris Letters

The Tank Museum Archive has recently received a large donation of letters that give a moving insight into the life of one young soldier at the start of WWII….

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Valentine: What’s in a name?

No other tank bears such an un-war like name as The Valentine.  But despite its somewhat ironic nomenclature, the Valentine Infantry Tank was an inspired, if not risky development….

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