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  • ABYSSINIAN PATRIOTS ATTACKING THE FORT OF DERBA MARCOS

    ABYSSINIAN PATRIOTS ATTACKING THE FORT OF DERBA MARCOS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 2472

    Part of a sequence of images showing Patriot Troops attacking the fort before capturing it. They take every advantage of the natural cover, even in trees.

  • US BASES IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    US BASES IN THE CARIBBEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: American official photographer

    OEM 21398

    United States troops training in the Caribbean jungle. US Army coast artillerymen stationed in the Caribbean jungle are shown in a heavily camouflaged battery position.

  • EVERYDAY LIFE AT OFLAG IVC, COLDITZ CASTLE, SAXONY, GERMANY : ESCAPE ATTEMPTS

    EVERYDAY LIFE AT OFLAG IVC, COLDITZ CASTLE, SAXONY, GERMANY : ESCAPE ATTEMPTS

    part of "REID P (MAJOR) COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 49546

    Three German guards hold up a large canvas sheet covered with leaves, which was used in an escape attempt by Dutch officers Lieutenant Frits Kruimink and Captain Douw van der Krap, who had sewn all the leaves on by hand. They smuggled it to the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    CL 3979

    Typhoons undergoing maintenance and repair at Melsbroek (B-58), near Brussels, 10 September 1944. An aircraft from No 247 Squadron (foreground) and a No 181 Squadron machine are parked in front of an elaborately camouflaged hangar at the former Luftwaffe...

  • Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) at Work, Leamington Spa, 1941

    Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) at Work, Leamington Spa, 1941

    (art) Made by: Foot, Victorine Anne 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16515 13

    Single sheet, with a painting on one side and a partial pencil sketch on the back. Window Mounted for loan.

  • Meeting of the Officers of the Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) in the Art Gallery, Leamington Spa, 1941

    Meeting of the Officers of the Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) in the Art Gallery, Leamington Spa, 1941

    (art) Made by: Foot, Victorine Anne 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16515 9

    Image: A rough sketch of a talk. A uniformed man stands before a group of figures seated in a semi circle before him. There is a blackboard on a stand to his left and windows behind. Image verso: There is a 2d postage stamp in red ink, and the word...

  • A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3422

    image: a head and shoulders depiction of a British infantry sniper in training in Wales. The sniper is shown wearing camouflaged kit and black face paint, aiming his rifle at a distant target.

  • 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.

  • Camouflaged Soldiers

    Camouflaged Soldiers

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving

    Art.IWM ART LD 1281

    image: A line of soldiers wearing camouflage in the countryside. Two are walking ahead, the others are following emerging from some bushes, climbing over a fence. One soldier is crouching on the ground, keeping watch.

  • Salisbury Plain 1942

    Salisbury Plain 1942

    (art) Made by: Spender, Humphrey 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15861

    image: A view of Salisbury Plain, showing its use as an area for military activities during wartime. In the foreground is a paved single track pathway lined with barbed wire and with small metal spikes across the road, demonstrating the existence of anti...

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