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  • Parachute Drop

    Parachute Drop

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3072

    image: numerous paratroopers in the process of landing on a flat area of ground in Algeria, with mountains in the background. The parachutes they use are in several colours: dark green, yellow and red.

  • British Snipers on the Island of Ubbea near Khakio : 10th Infantry Brigade

    British Snipers on the Island of Ubbea near Khakio : 10th Infantry Brigade

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5040

    image: In the foreground three carefully camouflaged British snipers wearing camouflaged smocks have positioned themselves amongst the rocks and vegetation of a hill side. They appear to be overlooking a road that winds through hilly coastal country. The...

  • Germany, 1944 : The Siegfried Line between Heerlen and Aachen

    Germany, 1944 : The Siegfried Line between Heerlen and Aachen

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4830

    image: A view of a bomb damaged landscape and some of the remnants of the defences of the Siegfried Line. There are shell- holes in the ground, two large damaged pill-box structures and a town and trees are visible on the horizon.

  • Lime Quarry Trucks

    Lime Quarry Trucks

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6162

    image: three quarry trucks, the foremost two filled with limestone, on tracks in front of a quarry face to the left.

  • On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-05

    Art.IWM ART 15417 30

    The interior of a railway truck filled with Far East prisoners-of-war. Men sit and stand, closely packed in the truck. Two men stand either side of the open truck door, through which the passing countryside can be seen.

  • The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-08

    Art.IWM ART 15417 59

    A view from afar of a large bridge being constructed across a river. Both river banks are covered in jungle vegetation with a few buildings visible immediately on both banks. Many people are also visible though only as tiny dots in the distance. There is...

  • The First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    The First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-04

    Art.IWM ART 15417 89

    A view of a length of the Thai-Burma railway bordered by telegraph poles and with rice fields on either side. Trees and hills are visible in the distance.

  • Wehrmacht on the Road to Lübeck

    Wehrmacht on the Road to Lübeck

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5438

    image: a long column of defeated German soldiers, who appear scruffy and tired, march towards the viewer along a road. A soldier at the front of the column walks on crutches, having lost his left leg at the knee. The column is spaced into groups and...

  • The Wehrmacht, May 1945

    The Wehrmacht, May 1945

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5436

    image: a view down a tree lined road in Germany, with a column of defeated and injured German soldiers walking towards the viewer. Some of the men drag wheeled carts of belongings with them and there is an air of dejection about the scene. Two German...

  • 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.

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