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  • "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    (art) Made by: ARMSTRONG, JOHN 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6389

    image: a surreal landscape. In the foreground are the ruins of bombed buildings. Behind these, in a complete contrast of scale, a white tulip towers, growing from an arid soil.

  • Canadian Troops undergoing Instruction

    Canadian Troops undergoing Instruction

    (art) Made by: Lamb, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3206

    image: a group of Canadian soldiers lie on their stomachs under a military truck, examining the truck's undercarriage.

  • Dienstglas 6 x 30, German

    Dienstglas 6 x 30, German

    (Equipment) Made by: Hensoldt, Wetzlar (bmj)

    OPT 43

    1 pair of standard German Second World War Dienstglas 6 x 30 binoculars in damaged condition.

  • 'Molotov Cocktail' incendiary grenade

    'Molotov Cocktail' incendiary grenade

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: ALKO, State Liquor and Distilling Monopoly, Helsinki, Finland

    MUN 39

    Finnish 'Molotov Cocktail' incendiary grenade associated with the Russo-Finnish War of 1939-1940. This type of grenade (much imitated and used in many subsequent conflicts) was originally named after Vyacheslav Molotov, the Soviet Foreign...

  • compact

    compact

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 10984

    Compact in the shape of a military hat (US), made from plastic and painted dark green and brown with insignia molded above peak of cap and painted gold, the compact has a hinged lid with mirror inlaid inside, a cream-colured circular powder puff and...

  • Stuvi 5B bombsight (Fl 52870)

    Stuvi 5B bombsight (Fl 52870)

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    AIR 339

    bombsight, computer, accessories, box

  • Lotfernrohr Lotfe 7 D-1 bombsight (Fl 52661)

    Lotfernrohr Lotfe 7 D-1 bombsight (Fl 52661)

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    AIR 340

    Metal box with a tube (Rohr) extending out of the bottom with a mirror at the end that reflected the image of the target into a small telescope in the box. Three external large knurled knobs allow the aim to be adjusted. The mechanism inside the box...