Panther and JagdPanther
This month being the last new entry for this D-Day anniversary Website we feel we can offer two for the price of one!
By any standards it is an impressive
battle wagon. Sixty years old it may be but it still has
a sense of threat and power that belies its age.
Find out more about the finest AFV
built in Britain during the Second World War.
This months exhibit is the Panzer IV - or to give it it's
full name Panzerkampfwagen IV! Find
out more about the tank that the 21st Panzer Division used
in Normandy in 1944.
Learn more about the M9 half-track
There are those who question what a DUKW is doing in a
museum of Armoured vehicles, but it is there by popular
demand! More >>
Churchill Mark VII
When it first appeared in 1943 the Churchill Mark VII was,
effectively, a new tank; a vast improvement on earlier versions.
The Tank Museum's exhibit is in fact the last Churchill
tank to be completed and is in virtually new condition.
It carries the markings of a tank in 34th Army Tank Brigade.
Read more >>
Cruiser Tank Mark VII Cromwell
Designed in 1942 the Cromwell was a superb mechanical package;
the combination of Christie suspension, Rolls-Royce Meteor
engine and Merritt-Brown transmission ......... Read
The Sherman Firefly
Compared with a Panther or King Tiger it might not look
much but, from 1944, almost to the end of the war the Sherman
Firefly was the most powerful tank in the arsenal of the
western allies. Not the fastest, not the best armoured,
but it did have the best gun. Read
Light Tank Mark VII - The Tetrarch
Designed before the war as a light cruiser tank the Tetrarch
made a name for itself on the evening of D-Day when a few
tanks were delivered, by air, direct to the battlefield.
The first time this had ever been done. Read
Sporting the insignia of 79th Armoured Division our restored
AVRE from all angles! Find
M4A4 Sherman V Crab Mark I Flail Tank Accession number
The Museum's Crab is a Mark I, the type used on D-Day and
it carries the markings of the Westminster Dragoons of 30th
Armoured Brigade, in 79th Armoured Division. Find
out more >>
M4A2 Sherman III Duplex Drive Accession number A1949.357
Probably the only surviving Sherman DD tank with its floatation
screen intact. Find out more>>