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.

Flags star in new WW II exhibition at Tank Museum

A Union Flag flown during the eight-month siege of Tobruk in World War Two and a huge, German swastika flag captured during the relief operation are to be exhibited for the first time at The Tank Museum.

Tank Museum opens new exhibition

The Tank Museum in Dorset has opened its new exhibition marking the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Armoured Corps (RAC).

The last member of the Tank Corps to be killed in WWI is identified

The last member of the Tank Corps to be killed in the First World War has been identified – and he died just days before the Armistice in the very last tank battle. Eric Robinson had also taken part in the very first tank attack on September 15, 1916, and had served throughout, receiving injuries and being awarded the Military Cross and Bar.

Another world first for the Tank Museum

For the first time ever the four Victoria Crosses awarded to members of the Tank Corps in World War One will be brought together and put on display – at the Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset.

OBE for Tank Museum Director

The Director of the Tank Museum Richard Smith has been awarded the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s 2018 birthday honours list.