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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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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 Desert Rat

A donation to The Tank Museum Supporting Collection sheds a little extra light on the early years of the desert rat….

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Cap Badge Submissions

The Tank Corps was formed on 28th July 1917, and its new cap badge was approved by King George V on the 11th September.  The badge chosen was one of twelve designs submitted.  …

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Tank Men: Albert Baker

Another member of the first Tank Corps who is represented in the Tank Men exhibition is Albert Baker, the chemist who won two Military Crosses during the First World War. …

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Sydney Hadley’s Glass Eye

One of the personal objects on display in The Tank Men exhibition is emblematic of the personal sacrifice made by so many men in World War One – a serious life-changing injury….

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The Bombproof Roof

This framework of wood and wire-netting (chicken wire the Americans call it) was devised as a means to prevent enemy stick grenades from lodging on the roof of the tank….

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