Nostalgia: ‘Feed the Guns’

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Parked outside the Pavilion Hotel, Westborough, is a tram converted to resemble a First World War tank.

The caption on the picture reads: ‘Feed the Guns, Scarborough, Nov 11th to 16th/18.

As the war dragged on into 1918 the Government organised a series of ‘Tank

Week’ campaigns during which the public could pay to see inside a tank and thus raise money for the war effort.

The poster far right of picture reads: ‘Our Aim is to knock up £185,000’.

Photo reproduced courtesy of the Max Payne collection.

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