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The Last Fight of Captain Ball, 1919, by Norman Arnold. An aerial view of a dogfight between British and German aircraft.
A Convoy, North Sea, 1918, by John Lavery. An aerial view from an airship looking down onto a convoy in the North Sea.
An Incident on the Western Front, 1918, by Louis Weirter. A view of a dogfight. In the upper foreground a biplane of the RAF flies towards a stricken German biplane.
An Impression of Lens, France, Seen from an Aeroplane, 1918, by Richard Carline. An aerial view of the French city of Lens from a British plane.
Closing Up: A Bombing Formation of British Biplanes, 1919, by Horace Davis. An aerial view of British planes battling several German triplanes.
Flying Above Kirkuk, Kurdistan, 1919, by Sydney Carline. An aerial view from the rear cockpit of an RAF biplane showing the tail of the aircraft and three other planes following behind. The town of Kirkuk is visible below.
The First World War was a turning point in world history. IWM has a major role in leading the Centenary commemorations.
IWM London is closed until July 2014 to prepare our new First World War Galleries.
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Submissions are now being accepted for the IWM Short Film Festival. We’re looking for imaginative and challenging films that are inspired by our collections and the course, causes and consequences of armed conflict.