Winston Churchill, accompanied by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery and Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, inspects tanks of 7th Armoured Division in Berlin, 21 July 1945.
Tank F4, 'Flirt II', at the Tank Driving School at Wailly on 21 October 1917, in training for the Battle of Cambrai.
Cheering civilians ride on Cromwell tanks as British troops enter Brussels, 4 September 1944.
A Humber scout car and Comet tank of 11th Armoured Division in a devastated German town, 30 March 1945.
Comet tanks of the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, 11th Armoured Division, crossing the Weser at Petershagen, Germany, 7 April 1945.
Troops and transport of British 50th Division on the Normandy beaches, 7 June 1944.
Sherman tanks of 11th Armoured Division during the advance towards Gemert in Holland, 26 September 1944.
Sherman tanks move up past a crash-landed Spitfire, for an attack on Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy, 17 June 1944.
Major General George 'Pip' Roberts (right), commanding 11th Armoured Division, with Brigadier Roscoe Harvey of 29th Armoured Brigade, and a Sherman command tank, Normandy, 15 August 1944.
A Sherman tank crew of 'C' Squadron, 13th/18th Royal Hussars rest and write letters home by the side of their vehicle, Normandy, 10 June 1944.
A Sherman command tank of 13th/18th Hussars, 8th Armoured Brigade, near the River Waal at Nijmegen, 15 October 1944.
Churchill tanks of 9th Royal Tank Regiment during an exercise at Tilshead on Salisbury Plain, 31 January 1942.
A Fordson Armoured Car of No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF waits outside Baghdad, while negotiations for an armistice take place between British officials and the rebel government during the Iraqi Revolt, May 1941.
Sherman tanks of 9th Queen's Royal Lancers during the Battle of El Alamein, 5 November 1942.
A 6-pdr anti-tank gun portee, camouflaged to look like an ordinary lorry, North Africa, 27 October 1942.
Grant tanks of 5th Royal Tank Regiment on the move in the Western Desert, 17 February 1942.
Sherman DD tanks of 'B' Squadron, 13th/18th Royal Hussars support men of No. 4 Army Commando on the Rue de Riva- Bella in Ouistreham, 6 June 1944.
Sherman DD tanks of 'B' Squadron, 13th/18th Royal Hussars support men of No. 4 Army Commando advancing towards Ouistreham on D-Day, 6 June 1944.
A Churchill tank of 51st Royal Tank Regiment crashes through a hedge during the advance across the Italian countryside, 20 July 1944.
Winston Churchill stands on a Covenanter tank of 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards, to take the salute at an inspection of 9th Armoured Division near Newmarket, Suffolk, 16 May 1942.