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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 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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Tanks at Flers

The Battle of the Somme commenced with a vast British attack on 1 July 1916. On that first day of battle, the bloodiest in the history of the British Army, there were over 57,000 British casualties….

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Joy Bells for Cambrai

On the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai, we look back at how the victory was celebrated with the ringing of joy bells back home in Britain….

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