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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...

  • 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.

  • A Crashed Gotha

    A Crashed Gotha

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian

    Art.IWM ART 280

    image: a damaged German biplane in a battlefield landscape.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Etaples After the Great Air Raid, 1918

    Etaples After the Great Air Raid, 1918

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3641

    image: a scene of devastation after a German air raid on √Čtaples. A dead British soldier lies on the ground in the foreground, blood stains evident on his uniform. He lies amidst hundreds of splintered planks of wood that have come from the bomb damaged...

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