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  • Charge of the 2nd Lancers at El Afuli : in the Valley of Armageddon, 5 am, Friday 20th September 1918

    Charge of the 2nd Lancers at El Afuli : in the Valley of Armageddon, 5 am, Friday 20th September 1918

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2501

    image: A line of Indian lancers charge at Turkish infantry across a valley, with high ground visible in the background. In the foreground two Turkish infantrymen lie on the ground as they are speared by two Indian lancers.

  • Wire

    Wire

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2705

    Image: a devastated landscape, pocked with rain-filled shell-holes. A shattered tree stands to the right, the tree and the whole foreground dominated by a dense web of barbed wire. The sky is a dramatic contrast between white and purplish red coloured...

  • J Bailey and A E Isaaks: WRNS fitting engines in a torpedo shop

    J Bailey and A E Isaaks: WRNS fitting engines in a torpedo shop

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2452

    image: two women of the Women's Royal Naval Service busy working on the inner components of a torpedo. The torpedo is mounted on metal supports and separated into two main sections. Further torpedoes are visible behind the two women.

  • Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Tank Fascines; the 'Snake' Ronson flame-throwers

    Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Tank Fascines; the 'Snake' Ronson flame-throwers

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2899

    image: a large landscape scene of military exercises on Dunwich Common. On the far left soldiers are seen constructing tank fascines and defences. Churchill tanks are in the centre of the composition with four tanks in the middle distance, one of which...

  • An Advanced Post, Day

    An Advanced Post, Day

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1157

    image: Three British soldiers shelter under a corrugated iron roof in an advanced post. Another soldier sits in the immediate foreground on sentry duty, looking towards one of the stacked rifles on the left, which has a small mirror mounted on the...

  • Other Mothers' Sons

    Other Mothers' Sons

    (art) Made by: Crook, P J 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16420

    image: lines of Gulf war soldiers in formation, with only their heads and shoulders visible. The different helmets and headgear reflect the different nationalities of the soldiers involved, with British and American style helmets amongst them. All are...

  • In a South African Whaler on Corvette Duties : seamen beside their bunks

    In a South African Whaler on Corvette Duties : seamen beside their bunks

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2936

    Image: A scene below deck. A partially-clothed man sits on the upper bunk with his legs hanging over the side. On the bunk below another man leans on his elbow smoking a pipe. Standing next to the bunk is another bearded man wearing a cap.

  • A Warship in Dock

    A Warship in Dock

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 70

    image: a view of the bow of a camouflage painted warship in dock from ground level looking upwards. A worker is standing on the deck of the bow. There is a dockyard building to the left and a crane and further buildings to the right. Three men are...

  • 'Thou Shalt Not Steal'

    'Thou Shalt Not Steal'

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1609

    Image: Two British soldiers picking apples in an orchard. The soldier on the left bites into the fruit as he looks around him, while the other, wearing a kilt, leans up to pick from the higher branches.

  • The Bombing of GHQ, Boulogne, May 1940

    The Bombing of GHQ, Boulogne, May 1940

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 215

    Image: A moon-lit view of the seafront in Boulogne. Smoke is billowing from an overturned vehicle to the right and a crowd has gathered around a body on the floor. There is a bandstand to the left with some bodies lying around its base. Two men carry a...

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