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David Willey, curator at the Tank Museum, Bovington, discusses the development of tank warfare and the impact of tanks at the Battle of Cambrai in 1917.
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They succeeded (sometimes). There are mummies that when we look at their faces today it’s as if they’re about to wake up and say hello.
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Warrior. Diplomat. Queen.
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