Funnies: The D-Day Tanks

From The Tank Museum Bovington. To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, The Tank Museum Curator, David Willey looks at the ‘Funnies’ tanks. Percy Hobart, head of the 79th Armoured Division, brought together these ‘Funny’ tanks and deployed them to great effect for Operation Overlord. Discover how weird and wonderful tanks, like the Flail, Sherman DD and Churchill AVRE, aided the Allies landing on the beaches of Normandy.

Bovington: Tank Workshop Diaries

Episode 3 | Maybach Engine

This episode of Tank Workshop Diaries starts off with a look at the progress on the Churchill Mark III, then the building of a spare Maybach engine, how the team prepare for Tanks in Action and ends with Chris van Schaardenburgh answering some of your questions.

Tank Chats #72 M3A1 Stuart

From the Tank Museum Bovington

David Fletcher talks through the next Stuart in the series and explains the differences between the variants. The Stuart is a Second World War American light tank and was supplied to Britain and other Commonwealth countries during WW2 under lend-lease.