Special Order No 6

Special Order No 6 issued 19th Nov 1917

1.  Tomorrow the Tank Corps will have the chance of which they have been waiting for many months – to operate on good going in the van of the battle.
2.  All that hard work and ingenuity can achieve has been done in the way of preparation.
3.  It remains for Unit Commanders and tank crews to complete the work by judgment and pluck in the battle itself.
4.  In the light of past experience, I leave the good name of the Corps with great confidence in their hands.
5.  I propose leading the attack of the centre Division.