Moving letters donated to Tank Museum

A moving collection of letters written by a young tank gunner in World War Two that follows his training and deployment through to his death has been given to The Tank Museum.

Hermann Goring’s caput

A sculpture of top Nazi Hermann Goring’s head with two bullet holes in it is attracting attention at Dorset’s Tank Museum after featuring in a book.

Have you got a tank handbag?

The Tank Museum in Dorset is appealing for anyone who knows the whereabouts of a WWI ‘tank handbag’ to get in touch.

Churchill items to go under hammer

An eclectic collection of Winston Churchill memorabilia acquired by the great man’s personal nurse in the 1950s is to go under the hammer at auction.

Monty’s pennant emerges after 80 years

The pennant flown from General Bernard Montgomery’s tank in north Africa has emerged after almost 80 years – and is to go on display at the Tank Museum in Dorset.

Nelson’s fighting sword has Bonnie twist

Lord Nelson’s fighting sword is being offered for sale at the up-coming and historic Chelsea Antiques Fair – and is expected to draw crowds. Furthermore, new research has discovered an astonishing claim that the blade once belonged to Bonnie Prince Charlie. The historic weapon, with a price tag of £50,000, is being sold by leading maritime antique dealer Charles Wallrock … Read More

Race is on to save historic medicine cabinet for the nation

A crowdfunding effort has been launched to try and buy the medicine cabinet that belonged to Lord Nelson’s surgeon Sir William Beatty. The wooden apothecary case caused quite a splash when it emerged for sale  on the antique marketplace 2Covet.