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  • Germany, 1944 : The Siegfried Line between Heerlen and Aachen

    Germany, 1944 : The Siegfried Line between Heerlen and Aachen

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4830

    image: A view of a bomb damaged landscape and some of the remnants of the defences of the Siegfried Line. There are shell- holes in the ground, two large damaged pill-box structures and a town and trees are visible on the horizon.

  • 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...

  • A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3628

    image: a British stretcher-bearer, standing to the left, grasps the hand of a man who has been buried alive. Apart from his hand, the man is completely concealed underneath the dead bodies of two German infantrymen and various debris. They are in...

  • The Quay at Dunkirk

    The Quay at Dunkirk

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 176

    image: View of the burning quayside at Dunkirk with soldiers entering an underground shelter. Bomb craters to left of composition

  • A V2 Train in a Railway Cutting at Oyle : After it had been attacked by aircraft of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, 1945

    A V2 Train in a Railway Cutting at Oyle : After it had been attacked by aircraft of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, 1945

    (art) Made by: Stafford-Baker, Julius 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5421

    image: a view looking along a bombed train carrying V2 rockets through the countryside. Debris has been scattered over the banks.

  • Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1530

    image: A group of women wearing overalls and head scarves clear and clean bricks from a bomb damaged building.

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1943-04-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3859

    image: a number of small experimental concrete air raid shelters arranged in a circle in flat countryside. A large shell hole filled with water is visible in the foreground, while a low sun hovers above in a heavy, grey sky, characteristic of Piper. A...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Der Weltbrand [The World Fire]

    Der Weltbrand [The World Fire]

    (posters) Made by: Henninger, Eugen and Otto (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 7884

    whole: the text occupies the majority, in red and in blue, and is set against a white background. The text is held within a green border in which a number of images are positioned. image: the main image features a battle in a burning city, and is split...

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