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  • Follow the Fuhrer Above the Clouds, 1942

    Follow the Fuhrer Above the Clouds, 1942

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 7226

    image: a surreal depiction of a squadron of German aircraft flying over a sunlit cloudscape, accompanied by a huge flying shark.

  • Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15646

    image: an apocalyptic vision of a horde of screaming skulls rising up from the depths of the landscape. Included in the centre is a cut out of Hitler's open mouth, moustache and nose, incorporating a collage element into the composition. The ground...

  • Defence of Albion

    Defence of Albion

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1933

    image: A Sunderland flying boat on a stormy sea off the coast of Portland. Part of the U Boat is visible in front of the plane. Large quarried stones are stacked on the shore.

  • The Soldier

    The Soldier

    (art) Made by: Crosbie, William 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16838

    image: a soldier lying on the ground, entangled in barbed wire. Behind him is a broken tree trunk and a seascape with gulls flying overhead.

  • Skull in a Landscape

    Skull in a Landscape

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1946

    Art.IWM ART 15554

    image: A ghoulish, skeletal figure wearing a British steel helmet, stalks a featureless landscape against a red sky. The skull-like head has large black eye sockets and a fleshy nose. Its mouth, seen in profile, is the shape of a fish head and spine. The...

  • Anglo Dutch

    Anglo Dutch

    (art) Made by: Tunnard, John 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16736

    image: An abstract image of technological and maritime forms. There is an area of deep red colour on the left of the composition, and a dark hook shape as seen from the side in the centre. Around this there are other small, abstract details.

  • Halt! Who Goes There 1941

    Halt! Who Goes There 1941

    (art) Made by: Trevelyan, Julian 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16075

    image: in the foreground are three strangely depicted British soldiers: one with four gun barrels protruding from his chest, one sitting on the ground and the third with a small ladder leaning against him, upon which a smaller man is climbing. There is a...

  • Into the Carapace

    Into the Carapace

    (art) Made by: Stevenson, Paul 1982

    Art.IWM ART 16197

    image: an RAF airman with false legs, a loose representation of Douglas Bader, stands before the rear of an RAF aircraft. The airman holds his left false leg up to the side above his waist, with his left arm out in similar fashion. The two wheels of the...

  • "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.

  • U-Boat in Glass Case 1983

    U-Boat in Glass Case 1983

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1983

    Art.IWM ART 15630

    image: the dark looming shape of a U-Boat contained within a rectangular glass case. In the foreground in front of the case is a torpedo, a propellor at the rear end.