A replica tank on a low-loader carefully negotiated West Bridgford roads this morning on its way to the City Ground, where it will be on display as part of today’s Games of Remembrance.
Deborah II, based at the Norfolk Tank Museum, is a reproduction of the original Mk IV Deborah tank which was knocked out of action at The Battle of Cambrai in 1917. Deborah was a Mark IV Female of 12 Section, 12th Company, D Battalion.
The replica 28-tonne tank was made by TV presenter Guy Martin together with engineering experts for a Channel 4 documentary.
Deborah II has a top speed of 4mph and took the teams five months to create.
Notts County’s Meadow Lane stadium will host a match between the British Army and German Army women’s teams at 12noon, with the men’s teams meeting at Nottingham Forest’s City Ground at 7pm.