A recent donation to the archive details the career of Major Kemp-Robinson, including an intriguing letter from the IRA….
On His Majesty’s Service
The Tank Museum hosts thousands of visitors, but behind the scenes we’re doing our bit for King and Country with the British Army. …
The contribution of veterans to the understanding of our collection is invaluable….
Eric Robinson, Last WWI Tank Casualty
Eric Robinson, 9th Battalion, was the last Tank Corps member to die in WWI….
Monty ‘thoroughly enjoyed’ Fighting Rommel
A newly-released letter by Bernard Montgomery ‘Monty’ in WW2, tells how he ‘thoroughly enjoyed’ his first face-off with Rommel, the Nazis’ Desert Fox….
D-Day Veteran visits WW2: War Stories exhibition
D-Day Veteran Bill Wright, has been able to visit the WW2: War Stories exhibition in person, two months after attending a virtual opening….
WW2: War Stories – China Doll kept a Tank Crew Safe
A small china doll named Audrey tells an astonishing story of survival in the Museum’s new WW2: War Stories exhibition….
WW2: War Stories – Peter Vaux
During the Battle of Arras, Peter Vaux and his crew made a daring escape through enemy territory, using their tank compass….
Trapped: The Story of Fray Bentos
Tank F41, named Fray Bentos, was a male Mark IV, number 2329. In August 1917 the nine man crew experienced the longest tank action of the First World War….
The Battle of Cambrai: Graincourt
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. …
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 and family. Rebecca Skelton investigates The Tank Museum Archive for our finest examples. …
A. A. Milne Poem
In 2016, an undiscovered A.A. Milne poem honouring the Tank Corps was found in The Tank Musuem Archive….
The Henriques Ring
The Henriques Ring offers a fascinating and very personal link to the first tank attack in history….