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  • An Air Fight, France, 1917-18 : formation of six SE5 machines and six Albatross Scouts in combat

    An Air Fight, France, 1917-18 : formation of six SE5 machines and six Albatross Scouts in combat

    (art) Made by: Wyllie, Harold 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3199

    image: A view of aerial combat involving British SE5 biplanes and German Albatros scout biplanes. There is white cloud above and dark smoke below the aircraft, with a small section of blue sky visible. One of the biplanes, to the right, has been shot...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Army Reconnaissance

    Army Reconnaissance

    (art) Made by: Wyllie, Harold 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2754

    image: An aerial view of aircraft flying over the landscape. In the left foreground is a German Fokker E.III monoplane, with other aircraft in the centre of the composition surrounded by puffs of smoke caused by anti-aircraft fire. A river is visible in...

  • An Incident on the Western Front

    An Incident on the Western Front

    (art) Made by: Weirter, Louis 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2660

    image: A view of a dogfight involving five aircraft. In the upper foreground a biplane of the RAF flies towards a stricken German biplane, which is falling towards the ground leaving a trail of smoke in its wake.

  • Lieutenant Warneford's Great Exploit: The first Zeppelin to be brought down by Allied aircraft, 7th June 1915. The VC was
conferred at once on Lieutenant Warneford.

    Lieutenant Warneford's Great Exploit: The first Zeppelin to be brought down by Allied aircraft, 7th June 1915. The VC was conferred at once on Lieutenant Warneford.

    (art) Made by: Crosby, F Gordon 1919

    Art.IWM ART 3077

    image: An aerial view of a British aircraft attacking a Zeppelin. The plane swoops down from above, and the Zeppelin plummets towards the ground in flames, trailing a thick cloud of smoke. Patches of fields and areas of woodland can be seen below.

  • 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...

  • 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.

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