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.

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.

Tell them: pike

One of the most evocative items from the wartime Home Guard is to go on display at the Tank Museum in Dorset – a pike. The homemade weapon was issued to eccentric WW1 veteran Percy Hobart, who would go on to have a major impact in the success of D-Day. But at the time was in the Home Guard

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).

Tanks pullover for Christmas

A Christmas jumper designed and sold by the Tank Museum in Dorset has become a surprise festive hit, with staff struggling to keep up with demand. The sweaters depict rows of tanks and were modelled by curator David Willey and film intern Chloe Shipley and advertised on social media.

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.

Tank museum opens VC exhibition

Descendants of the four men from the Tank Corps who were awarded Victoria Crosses in WWI assembled at the Tank Museum in Dorset for the opening of a new exhibition. The four VCs have been brought together for the first time and are now on display at the attraction in Bovington. Prior to the opening of the exhibition, members of … Read More