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  • Divisional HQ in Convoy at First Light

    Divisional HQ in Convoy at First Light

    (art) Made by: Freeth, Thomas 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4358

    image: a scene at dawn. Army trucks, accompanied by motorbikes, drive in convoy through the countryside, along a straight road over a hill, away from the artist.

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH AT ROSMALEN

    AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH AT ROSMALEN

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pollitt, G P (Major)

    BU 1242

    British flame-throwing tanks were used against German troops in Rosmalen, East of s'Hertogenbosch, and the result can be seen in this photograph from the air. On the left of the picture is a German Red Cross train intact.

  • 6 POUNDERS DRIVE NEW GERMAN MK.3 SPECIALS BACK IN SOUTH TUNISIA

    6 POUNDERS DRIVE NEW GERMAN MK.3 SPECIALS BACK IN SOUTH TUNISIA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 1042

    In Southern Tunisia, where Rommel launched a strong attack against British positions, a battery of an anti-tank Regiment destroyed 5 of the new type Mk.3's which the enemy is now using. The attack failed and the enemy was forced to withdraw towards...

  • The Despatch Rider

    The Despatch Rider

    (art) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM

    Art.IWM ART LD 1960

    image: A British despatch rider on a motorbike pulled up beside a canvas topped army truck. The driver leans out of his cab window, listening to the despatch rider who is pointing ahead.

  • Australian Troops, Night Convoy

    Australian Troops, Night Convoy

    (art) Made by: Cook, James 1945

    Art.IWM ART 16559

    image: A view from the rear seat of a lorry travelling in a night convoy behind two other vehicles. To the right of the composition is the back of the driver of the viewer's truck. He is wearing an oilskin coat and a broad brimmed Australian hat....

  • INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    INVASION OF WALCHEREN ISLAND [WESTKAPELLE]

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 1281

    The occupation of Walcheren Island is going fast. Flushing is in the hands of the British and troops fanning out to the West are close to the Marine Commandos coming down from the Weskapelle beachhead (where these pictures were taken). This image shows a...

  • Awaiting the Train to the Port of Embarkation

    Awaiting the Train to the Port of Embarkation

    (art) Made by: Adamson, George Worsley 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 3356

    image: Groups of soldiers stand with their kit bags on a platform, illuminated by the lamp above them. Some are sat on the floor, another sits alone on a suitcase with his head in his hands. A Sergeant marches past.

  • Crewe : 2 am

    Crewe : 2 am

    (art) Made by: Boswell, James

    Art.IWM ART LD 1924

    image: A dark image of British soldiers sitting around in the station wearing greatcoats. Some are sitting on luggage in the foreground, smoking or sleeping. Behind them some others are standing at a bar drinking tea.

  • Private G F Dunning, RASC

    Private G F Dunning, RASC

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3051

    Image: A head and shoulder portrait of Private G F Dunning wearing civilian clothing. He is sitting with his hand just visible, resting on a cane, leaning backwards and looking upwards. He is sitting in a large empty room: the tramsheds in Norwich.

  • Familiar Silhouettes

    Familiar Silhouettes

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1734

    image: Three Soldiers standing in front of an illuminated Underground sign.

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