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  • A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3422

    image: a head and shoulders depiction of a British infantry sniper in training in Wales. The sniper is shown wearing camouflaged kit and black face paint, aiming his rifle at a distant target.

  • Rifle Drill

    Rifle Drill

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 343

    image:A tented encapment. In the foreground there is a soldier in a vest and braces standing outside a tent, with three buckets on the floor. Inside the tent there is a man writing at a desk. In the background is a group of soldiers at drill.

  • West Country Manoeuvres: The Camp Fatigue

    West Country Manoeuvres: The Camp Fatigue

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1490

    image: In the foreground there is a soldier collecting litter with a spike. Behind him there are two other men cleaning the floor. In the background the head and shoulders of a man washing himself are visible from behind a curtain. To the right of the...

  • West Country Manoeuvres: We Are Held Up by Ferocious Home Guards

    West Country Manoeuvres: We Are Held Up by Ferocious Home Guards

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1493

    image: A group of soldiers in a country lane at night, a full moon in the sky. The soldiers are being held at gunpoint by a contingent of the Home Guard, one of whom is searching a large soldier standing to the right of the composition with his trousers...

  • Harbour Defences

    Harbour Defences

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1219

    image: a harbour with two lighthouses positioned on the ends of the two walls that mark the entrance. A coastal defence gun protrudes from the right and soldiers stand at their outpost, another large gun positioned before the foremost lighthouse. The...

  • Modern Training

    Modern Training

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3442

    image: British soldiers holding rifles, running through clouds of smoke in a field , as part of a military training exercise.

  • Training at a Battle School, Llanberis, North Wales

    Training at a Battle School, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3420

    image: a view looking down on British Army training exercises in the lake in Llanberis. There are two rowing boats full of soldiers in the water, surrounded by explosions and clouds of smoke. Rows of soldiers are also lying on the bank, pointing their...

  • Gun Drill, Fort Mombasa, Kenya, 1943

    Gun Drill, Fort Mombasa, Kenya, 1943

    (art) Made by: Mimpriss, Violet Baber 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 5582

    image: The interior of a gun emplacement within a fort, with bare-chested African troops engaged in gun drill. To the right men tend the gun itself, with the breech visible. The gun is held in a circular mounting, which has stacks of large shells on it...

  • Manoeuvres : a Bren Gun outpost

    Manoeuvres : a Bren Gun outpost

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1095

    image: a group of soldiers lie amongst some shrubs, keeping watch with their Bren guns ready.

  • Setting Up a Light Machine-gun

    Setting Up a Light Machine-gun

    (art) Made by: Marsden, Charles George 1941-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3088

    image: Three British soldiers crouching around a machine gun.

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