British Testing of the Praga TNH-P 8-ton Tank in 1938

United Kingdom (1937) Light Tank – 1 Tested There was a remote possibility that the 1939 British Expeditionary Force (BEF), sent to defend Belgium and France, could have been issued with the same Czechoslovakian-designed tank the Germans equipped their panzer divisions with and used during their May 1940 Blitzkrieg attack. The German’s designation for this…

Willesden Tank Week, 130 Nelson

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Willesden Tank Week, 130 Nelson In March 1918 the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 130 Nelson arrived in Willesden. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one. The War…

Paddington Tank Week, 119 Ole Bill

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Paddington Tank Week, 119 Ole Bill Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one. The War Savings Committee decided that six Mk.IV tanks would tour the country starting in December…

Oldham Tank Week, 141 Egbert

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Oldham Tank Week, 141 Egbert On Sunday 8 February 1918 the WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 141 Egbert arrived in Oldham during Tank Week. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen…

Montrose, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Montrose, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian On Wednesday 25th September 1918 the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV male tank Julian 113 arrived in Montrose. Julian 113 Scottish Tank Bank tour Kirkcaldy Monday 16th September 1918 Cupar Tuesday 17th September 1918 Blairgowrie 18th September 1918 Coupar-Angus Thursday 19th September 1918 Kirriemuir Friday 20th September…

Marylebone Tank Week, 130 Nelson

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Marylebone Tank Week, 130 Nelson In March 1918 the fund raising WW1 Mk.IV Male tank 130 Nelson arrived in Marylebone Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one. The War…

Leicester Tank Week, 119 Ole Bill

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Leicester Tank Week, 119 Ole Bill The amount of money raised during the war effort fundraising Tank Week was staggering. Leicester was one of the top ten cities and raised a total of £2,063,250. Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was…

Lanark, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Lanark, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian Tank Week The British Government needed to raise money to pay for the war effort. The tank was a new technology, and most of the population had not seen one. The War Savings Committee decided that six Mk.IV tanks would tour the country starting in December…

Kirriemuir, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Kirriemuir, Scotland Tank Week, 113 Julian Tank Bank, Julian 113 Scottish tour Kirkcaldy Monday 16th September 1918 Cupar Tuesday 17th September 1918 Blairgowrie 18th September 1918 Coupar-Angus Thursday 19th September 1918 Kirriemuir Friday 20th September 1918 Arbroath Saturday 21st September 1918 Forfar Monday 23rd September 1918 Brechin Tuesday 24th September 1918 Montrose…

Kirkcaldy Tank Week, 113 Julian

United Kingdom (1917-1918) Kirkcaldy Tank Week, 113 Julian The Mk.IV male tank 113 Julian visited Kirkcaldy on Monday 16th September 1918 as part of the fundraising Scottish tank week tour. Tank Bank, Julian 113 Scottish tour Kirkcaldy Monday 16th September 1918 Cupar Tuesday 17th September 1918 Blairgowrie 18th September 1918 Coupar-Angus Thursday 19th September 1918…

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