When allied forces landed on the Normandy beaches on D-Day 6th June, 1944, they did so alongside a fleet of bizarre tanks with very special roles – brought into life by visionary Commander Percy Horbart.
The Battle of Cambrai 1917
This was the day that tanks were used en masse for the first time in the history of warfare as the Battle of Cambrai 1917 began. READ MORE HERE:
1917 The First Battle Of Passchendaele – The Battle Of The Mud
The first battle of Passchendaele (sometimes called the Third Battle of Ypres) took place on this day, 12 October, in 1917 in the Ypres Salient area of the Western Front. Fought during the First World War, the Allied plan to capture Passchendaele village
The Dangerous Mission To Capture A German Tiger Tank
The dangerous mission to capture a German Tiger tank during World War II was only recently revealed after Major Douglas Lidderdale’s death in 1999.