In September 1916 the face of battle changed forever. On an unsuspecting enemy, Britain unleashed its new secret weapon - the tank.
The Long Range Desert Group were masters of navigation. They owed much of their success to the scientific talents of Major Ralph Bagnold, whose sun-compass invention revolutionised desert travel.
We explore some of the weapons used by the British Army on the Western Front during the First World War.
3 August 2018, 11.30am
Tim Newark discusses the history of military camouflage, with particular reference to the First World War
KS2 (Age 7 to 11)
Follow this gallery trail to discover some of the amazing objects that have protected soldiers through time.
Follow this gallery trail to find out how soldiers use technology to help with difficult jobs.
Follow this gallery trail to find some amazing objects that have helped soldiers to be superhuman.
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