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  • Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Westen [Field Uniforms of Our Enemies in the West]

    Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Westen [Field Uniforms of Our Enemies in the West]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown

    Art.IWM PST 9323

    whole: a wall chart of early First World War army uniforms. The design applies landscape format, with two levels of captioned illustrations image: 21 examples of the uniforms of France, Great Britain and Belgium. These include French and British colonial...

  • Deutsche Kriegs-Ueberraschung 1914 [German War Surprise 1914]

    Deutsche Kriegs-Ueberraschung 1914 [German War Surprise 1914]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1914

    Art.IWM PST 1397

    whole: the main image occupies the majority. Smaller images are positioned in the centre, each held within a narrow black border. The title is separate and positioned along the top edge, in black. The text is integrated and positioned across the lower...

  • 1914 Star

    1914 Star

    (Decorations and awards) 1917

    OMD 2720

    Medal with clasp ('service under fire'). (SEE) OMD 84.

  • 1914 Star

    1914 Star

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 84

    MODEL. Medal shape: star, three pointed, the fourth and topmost point being replaced by a crown design. Medal design : star whose fourth point is replaced by a crown surmounted by an integral ring for suspension. Across the star's face are two...

  • badge, Belgian, Star of David

    badge, Belgian, Star of David

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 3659

    In most countries that they controlled, the Nazis ordered Jews to wear a yellow star on their clothing. This was intended to humiliate the Jews and mark them out for segregation and discrimination. Later it also made it easy to round up and deport them...

  • The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919

    The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2856

    image: A view of the interior of the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, with the heads of state sitting and standing before a long table. Front Row: Dr Johannes Bell (Germany) signing with Herr Hermann Muller leaning over him Middle row (seated, left to...

  • After A Push

    After A Push

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

    Art.IWM ART 519

    image: A scarred battlefield covered with water-filled shell craters and barbed wire. There are a number of explosions of smoke and earth on the horizon where shells have landed.

  • The Mule Track

    The Mule Track

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1153

    image: The view across a battlefield undergoing heavy bombardment. The shattered landscape is disected by an angular duckboard path, along which a mule train is travelling, their small figues just visible in the distance. The animals rear and panic at a...

  • 1914 Star

    1914 Star

    (Decorations and awards) 1917

    OMD 2888

    Medal with clasp ('service under fire'). (SEE) OMD 84.

  • Victoria Cross & VC

    Victoria Cross & VC

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Hancocks & Co, London

    OMD 2887

    Victoria Cross awarded to Corporal Charles Ernest Garforth (23 October 1891-1 July 1973) 15th (The King's) Hussars Medal citation, London Gazette of 16 November 1914; 'At HARMIGNIES, on 23 August, volunteered to cut wire under fire which...

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