Mephisto and the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux

The Second battle of Villers-Bretonneux represented a critical turning point in the Great War. While most fans of military history recall the first battle between tanks, the fate of the A7V “Mephisto” tells the story of tank warfare in the First World War. The History Guy recalls the story of the only surviving A7V.


In 2019, The History Guy was invited to Bovington to the Tank Museum to film one of their episodes of Top 5 Tanks. Receiving an email from one of his favorite museums was a highlight of his blossoming career as The History Guy. In 2020, he will be returning to the Tank Museum during theirContinue reading “Tankfest”