• 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
Brothers in Arms: a special exhibition based on the book by James Holland

Opens 9 December 2021

Brothers in Arms

In this special exhibition based on the book by James Holland, follow the story of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, an elite British tank regiment whose men fought their way across North-West Europe in the final stages of the Second World War.

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Army gallery uniform display cases

Army gallery uniform display cases

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British Crusader tanks heading to the front line, 1941

British Crusader tanks heading to the front line, 1941
Story

The Sale Collection: Operation Crusader

Eighty years ago, the Allies launched an attack on German and Italian armoured forces in North Africa. In the fourth instalment of this series, we catch up with the men of the 3rd County of London Yeomanry and their baptism of fire in the Libyan desert.

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Foe to Friend exhibition poster

Foe to Friend exhibition poster

Germany

Exhibition

Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945

More than a million British soldiers have lived and served in Germany over the past 75 years. Follow their evolution from conquerors and occupiers to allies and friends in our free exhibition.

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Story

The Army and the occupation of Germany

In May 1945, following the defeat of Nazi Germany, British troops began occupying and administering a ruined country.

Story

Active Edge: The Army, Germany and the Cold War

Growing tension between East and West soon evolved into the Cold War, prompting a more defensive role for those garrisoned in West Germany.

‘The German offensive. British guns going forward’, 1918

‘The German offensive. British guns going forward’, 1918

First World War

Microsite

First World War in Focus

Discover the national and global impact of the First World War and hear the stories of men and women whose lives were affected by the conflict.

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Story

Second Lieutenant Noel Evans

A collection of letters and photographs reveals the story of 19-year-old Second Lieutenant Noel Evans and the tragic timing of his death on the morning the Armistice was signed.

Story

Peace and commemoration

After the Armistice in November 1918, millions of soldiers hoped to be home soon. But demobilisation was a huge task. How best to mark the victory and commemorate the fallen was also hotly debated.

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