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  • Your 'Spitfires' in Action - Thank You, Leeward Islands!

    Your 'Spitfires' in Action - Thank You, Leeward Islands!

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 8261

    whole: black text is positioned at the top. Four square framed images are placed underneath in two columns of two. Beneath each image are a few lines of text in black. Further text in black is located at the bottom with a circular logo in the bottom...

  • Runway Perspective

    Runway Perspective

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2123

    image: A view down the length of a runway of an airfield with two Spitfires in flight above against a cloudy sky.

  • A Camouflaged Runway

    A Camouflaged Runway

    (art) Made by: Kennedy, Cedric John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2758

    image: View from a plane, looking down on an airstrip with camouflaged buildings set amongst fields and trees. The wing of the aircraft is visible in the bottom right corner of the composition.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE NORTH-WEST EUROPE CAMPAIGN, 1944-1945

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE NORTH-WEST EUROPE CAMPAIGN, 1944-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1944-10-30

    CL 1482

    What the Spitfire dive-bombers could do. Explosions straddle German flak positions close to the shoreline on Walcheren Island, 30 October 1944. This attack, carried out by Spitfire XVIs of one of the squadrons of the No. 131 (Polish) Wing, was part of a...

  • Imperial War Museum Commission No.1

    Imperial War Museum Commission No.1

    (art) Made by: Kalorkoti, Panayiotis 1988

    Art.IWM ART 16355

    image: A composite print made up of images in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. These include portrait photographs, including an image of Muirhead Bone; photographs of aircraft and weaponry, including a Spitfire and a warship; and images of...

  • Victory above the Clouds

    Victory above the Clouds

    (art) Made by: Eldridge, G O

    Art.IWM ART LD 987

    War Artists Advisory Committee purchase

  • Sheer Carelessness

    Sheer Carelessness

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1940-05

    Art.IWM PST 18893

    whole: the image fills the majority of the design, with text in black incorporated below. image: an RAF pilot faints in the cockpit of his Supermarine Spitfire fighter plane, with two other Spitfires in flight in the distance. text: SHEER CARELESSNESS...

  • IWM Commission No.2

    IWM Commission No.2

    (art) Made by: Kalorkoti, Panayiotis 1988

    Art.IWM ART 16356

    image: A composite print made up of images in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. These include portrait photographs, including images of Churchill and Chamberlain; photographs of aircraft and weaponry, including a flight of Spitfires; and images...