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  • Swooping Down on a Taube
Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Swooping Down on a Taube Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W (Undefined) 1917

    Art.IWM ART 696

    image: a British Royal Flying Corps biplane swoops down towards a German Taube aircraft. The British fighter is surrounded by an area of sunlight, diagonal beams of light creating a spectacular effect on the broken cloud in the sky.

  • The Landscape, Hill 60

    The Landscape, Hill 60

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1155

    Image: a battle scarred landscape with a small lake surrounded by hills. The water has been disturbed by multiple hits and smoke rises from explosions. A few biplanes are engaged in a dogfight in the sky above.

  • A Crashed Gotha

    A Crashed Gotha

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian

    Art.IWM ART 280

    image: a damaged German biplane in a battlefield landscape.

  • Colonel L. W. Brabazon Rees Winning the VC in a Single-seater De Havilland Pusher Scout, 1st July 1916

    Colonel L. W. Brabazon Rees Winning the VC in a Single-seater De Havilland Pusher Scout, 1st July 1916

    (art) Made by: Arnold, Norman G 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1914

    image: An aerial view of a British DH2 plane attacking a squadron of German aircraft single-handedly. The planes fly just above the clouds, and a bright glow from the sun blazes out across the sky from the left of the composition.

  • An Aerial Fight

    An Aerial Fight

    (art) Made by: Weirter, Louis 1918

    Art.IWM ART 654

    image: An aerial view of a dogfight between British and German biplanes. A British biplane sweeps across the foreground through the clouds. There is a German plane on it's tail, and three other planes visible in the distance. The sky is thick with...

  • Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane

    Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 517

    image: A view of aerial combat with a British Sopwith Camel attacking a German Taube, which is just visible towards the bottom of the composition.

  • German 'Planes Visiting Cassel

    German 'Planes Visiting Cassel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2960

    image: A view over the countryside around Cassel. The landscape is covered in patchwork fields lined with trees. There is a clear blue sky above dotted with puffs of anti-aircraft fire towards the top of the composition.

  • Closing Up: A Bombing Formation of British Biplanes (DH9a s) Closing Up to Beat Off an Enemy Formation of Fokker
Triplanes

    Closing Up: A Bombing Formation of British Biplanes (DH9a s) Closing Up to Beat Off an Enemy Formation of Fokker Triplanes

    (art) Made by: Davis, George Horace 1919

    Art.IWM ART 3071

    image: An aerial view of planes battling in the sky. There is a formation of British biplanes to the left of the image, and several German triplanes behind them. The background is obscured by a dense blanket of cloud.

  • The Bombing of Bissheghem Aerodrome: the night of 20th October 1917

    The Bombing of Bissheghem Aerodrome: the night of 20th October 1917

    (art) Made by: Wyllie, Harold 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3993

    image: A night scene illuminated by fire, showing the immediate aftermath of an air raid on an aerodrome. In the centre left a grounded aircraft has suffered a direct hit and is engulfed with flames. Further back are two aircraft hangars with another...

  • Bertangles Aerodrome, Somme : the bombing of No 48 Squadron's Aerodrome by four German machines, 29th October 1918

    Bertangles Aerodrome, Somme : the bombing of No 48 Squadron's Aerodrome by four German machines, 29th October 1918

    (art) Made by: Sawyer, Douglas J 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3159

    image: A scene during a German aerial attack on Bertangles Aerodrome in northern France. Men of 48 Squadron of the Royal Air Force run from the centre of the composition, where a bomb has just detonated. The hangars and buildings of the aerodrome are...

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