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  • General R H Dewing DSO MC

    General R H Dewing DSO MC

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 25

    image: a head and shoulders portrait of General R H Dewing DSO MC, wearing uniform, with medal ribbons and general staff red tabs on his tunic. Dewing has a distinctive moustache.

  • Camouflaged Bren Gun Carriers

    Camouflaged Bren Gun Carriers

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1107

    image: Three camouflaged Bren gun carriers parked next to thick foliage. Soldiers stand in between the vehicles.

  • A Crowd Watching a Military Band in a Town Square

    A Crowd Watching a Military Band in a Town Square

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 7

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  • Relaxation

    Relaxation

    (art) Made by: Freeth, Hubert Andrew

    Art.IWM ART LD 4699

    image: A uniformed soldier lies on a narrow bed, leaning on his elbow, reading a book. The room is sparseley furnished and his clothes and bag hang on the wall behind his head.

  • Grenade, hand, anti-tank, No 73 Mk 1 ('Thermos Flask')

    Grenade, hand, anti-tank, No 73 Mk 1 ('Thermos Flask')

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Metal Box Co Ltd (Walton, Liverpool) 1941

    MUN 1587

    This British Second World War period No 73 Grenade Mk 1, sometimes referred to as the 'Thermos Flask' model, for obvious reasons, was first introduced into service in November 1940, but declared obsolete in October 1941. It was reintroduced in...

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    H 25578

    A series of photographs taken specially for WS9 on the method of storing and stacking ammunition in the field. Photographs taken at Shefford (27 Ammunition Sub Depot), Bedfordshire. BCVs (Bulk Contamination Vehicles) in garage showing sandbag traverse.

  • The First Meeting between a Recruit and his Commanding Officer

    The First Meeting between a Recruit and his Commanding Officer

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 28

    image: A Commanding Officer sits at his desk looking at papers in front of him. The recruit stands to attention on the other side of the desk. Another man stands behind the Commanding Officer with papers under his arm.

  • Men's Underground Quarters

    Men's Underground Quarters

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1093

    image: Vaulted tunnels reinforced with corrugated iron. Bunkbeds line the corridors and equipment, uniforms and blankets are scattered around. Some officers are resting in their beds.

  • Camouflaged Figures Appearing from a Wood

    Camouflaged Figures Appearing from a Wood

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving

    Art.IWM ART LD 1283

    image: A group of five soldiers wearing camouflage appear out from a wood by climbing over a fence. One figure is crawling under the fence.

  • An Evening in the 'Quiet Room'

    An Evening in the 'Quiet Room'

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 49

    image: A group of soldiers sit in a circle on wicker chairs in the 'Quiet Room'. The walls are decorated with artwork and two religious wall-hangings. On the right is the door and a few spare chairs.

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