Explosive: Tannkfest 2023

Phil Loder reports on Tankfest, which this year marked 100 years of The Tank Museum

ABOVE: The Garrison Artillery Volunteers opened the gunfire with their World War One 18pdr
RIGHT: A Model T Ford car and this Liberty Truck took to the arena as part of the World War One reenactment
FAR RIGHT: The Spanish-built Panzer I Ausf B replica is currently resident at the Tank Museum

Tankfest 2023 was spectacular in every sense of the word, with plenty of vehicles, artillery and pyrotechnics, along with bright sunshine and blue skies for three days. The Tank Museum had pulled out all the stops to create an impressive arena show for their centenary, which mainly focused on the linked development of tanks and anti-tank guns from World War One to the end of World War Two.

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