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  • Dummy Figures used in Training

    Dummy Figures used in Training

    (art) Made by: Coventry, Frederick Halford 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2468

    image: four dummies made from overalls stuffed with hay hang by the arms from sandbags on top of a bank on a hill. A fifth dummy lies on the floor, giving the impression of a wounded man.

  • On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth: Barracks

    On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth: Barracks

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 1271

    image: To the left we see some soldiers working in vegetable patch. They are being watched by some soldiers smoking on a veranda in a hut on the right side of the picture. In the centre of the picture, walking away from us is a solitary soldier carrying...

  • The Royal Family visiting Polish troops in Scotland, 1941

    The Royal Family visiting Polish troops in Scotland, 1941

    (art) Made by: Mlynarski, Jozef 1981

    Art.IWM ART 15323

    image: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth meet Polish soldiers at a military camp in Scotland. The King and Queen stand with a senior officer, being introduced to a line of Polish soldiers standing to attention. In the immediate foreground another Polish...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Manoeuvres

    (art) Made by: Freeth, Hubert Andrew

    Art.IWM ART LD 4700

    image: Four soldiers keeping watch on a bank, facing away from the viewer. One is lying on his stomach amongst the gorse, watching over the top of the bank. Kneeling at his side is a sergeant. Another soldier stands to their left and a fourth soldier...

  • A Kentish Lane, 1940

    A Kentish Lane, 1940

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 321

    image: A hilly landscape with soldiers rolling out a coil of barbed wire to form a fence in the foreground.

  • 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.

  • Training at a Battle School

    Training at a Battle School

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3445

    image: in the foreground British soldiers lie spread-eagled on the ground with their rifles in a field. Ahead of them, on the other side of a barbed wire fence is an explosion throwing debris in to the air. Another group of soldiers can be seen training...