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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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The Situation in 1918

Looking back from 2018, we know that the First World War ended with an Allied victory in November 1918.  However back then, as 1917 ended and the New Year dawned, the Allies saw their position as perhaps the worst it had been for a long time.  The Germans, on the other hand, had a small…

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Victoria Cross: Cecil Sewell

One of the most moving stories of the WWI soldiers in The Tank Museum is that of Lieutenant Cecil Sewell, who gave his life to save those of another tank crew….

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The Cockcroft

In August 1917, the new Tank Corps had to prove their worth. This was done by the taking of Cockcroft – a German pillbox – during Third Ypres. …

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