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  • 11 o'clock Parade : Guards' Depot

    11 o'clock Parade : Guards' Depot

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 466

    image: a square parade ground with groups of recruits taking part in various drilling exercises. Senior officers inspect the recruits. The square is surrounded by buildings that form the Barracks.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Recruits waiting in a Reception Room

    Recruits waiting in a Reception Room

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 29

    Image: a waiting room. On the right, a line of recruits in uniform sit on a bench with their backs to the viewer. Two officers sit at a desk in the corner of the room. Two men in civilian clothing stand awkwardly in the centre of the room holding...

  • Shining Parade

    Shining Parade

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 42

    image: Recruits sit in their beds polishing their boots. The walls of the dormitory are adorned with flags and names of battles. Uniforms hang on the wall above the beds.

  • Fitting Recruits with Clothing

    Fitting Recruits with Clothing

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 32

    image: Recruits sit in a line in a windowed room waiting to be given their uniform. Two men distribute items of clothing to them. Outside, through the window, troops can be seen parading.

  • Bayonet Practice

    Bayonet Practice

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 41

    image: Recruits are engaged in bayonet combat practice in pairs. In the background, an empty sky dominates the landscape and the Barracks form a backdrop to the action.

  • Shooting Practice on a Miniature Range

    Shooting Practice on a Miniature Range

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 53

    image: Recruits are lined up in the foreground aiming at two targets on the far side of the shooting range. A group of officers watch in the immediate foreground and a telescope rests on a stand in the centre.

  • Cleaning-Up after an All Ranks' Dance

    Cleaning-Up after an All Ranks' Dance

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 50

    image: A large sports hall and groups of men clean the wooden floor. Some are on their knees in lines scrubbing the floor; others stand with brushes and pails. Gym equipment lines the edge of the room.

  • A Squad Drilling

    A Squad Drilling

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 34

    image: A two-storey colonnaded barracks with recruits lined up for drill practice adjacent to the ground floor. An officer or NCO shouts orders from the front.

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