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  • Airborne RASC Supply-dropping

    Airborne RASC Supply-dropping

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3923

    image: inside a plane at night. The ground visible far below through the open door on the left. Several airmen are preparing to drop the supplies that are stacked up near the door.

  • Loading Containers on a Dakota Aircraft

    Loading Containers on a Dakota Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4178

    image: a view of a group of British soldiers standing beneath the wing of a Dakota, struggling to carry a container that is about to be loaded onto the plane that towers above them.

  • 'Kilkenny's Circus' : Parachute Training School. Paratroops undergoing synthetic training

    'Kilkenny's Circus' : Parachute Training School. Paratroops undergoing synthetic training

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3922

    image: inside a training hall. In the foreground there are several trainees hanging from harnesses suspended from the ceiling. In the background there are more trainees jumping in turn from a platform near the ceiling, some swing from the rafters.

  • The Drop

    The Drop

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3924

    image: An aerial view of a sky filled with soldiers parachuting down into fields below. The planes from which they have jumped fly off to the top right hand corner of the composition, and the sun sets across the sky in the background.

  • Exercise 'Mush' : gliders landing on a 'captured' airfield. Paratroops have surrounded the field and are waiting the unloading
of the gliders

    Exercise 'Mush' : gliders landing on a 'captured' airfield. Paratroops have surrounded the field and are waiting the unloading of the gliders

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4176

    image: a paratrooper, in camouflage jacket and helmet, lies on the ground looking to the right. Behind him are several Horsa gliders, the foremost one having landed and several others in the background being in the process of landing.

  • General Lord Gort, VC : at the Headquarters of the British Expeditionary Force, 1940

    General Lord Gort, VC : at the Headquarters of the British Expeditionary Force, 1940

    (art) Made by: Seago, Edward Brian 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 310

    image: A portrait of Gort, wearing uniform, sitting and writing at his desk in his office at BEF Headquarters. Behind him is a large fireplace with a clock on the mantelpiece and wood panelling on the walls.

  • An Air View of Montrose, Angus

    An Air View of Montrose, Angus

    (art) Made by: Henderson, Keith 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 256

    image: an aerial view of Montrose, showing a viaduct crossing the South Esk Estuary with the wing of an RAF plane entering the image, upper right.

  • Sketch for 'London Docks' (LD4039)

    Sketch for 'London Docks' (LD4039)

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1944-01-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3925

    image: a view of a dry dock with a large scaffold erected next to a quay side on the right. On the quay side there are several cranes. To the left there are several more cranes and a parked van surrounded by figures alongside a channel of water.

  • St Etienne le Vieux, Caen

    St Etienne le Vieux, Caen

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4386

    image: a view of a ruined church with a tree in the foreground. The church spire remains intact while only one wall remains standing on the left, with empty windows and no roof. On the right side the roof is badly damaged.

  • The Shadow of a Balloon

    The Shadow of a Balloon

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3281

    image: two men look out of the skylights in the roof of a shop as the shadow of a kite balloon passes over them.

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