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  • Resolute in Action Jutland May 31 - June 1 . 1916

    Resolute in Action Jutland May 31 - June 1 . 1916

    (Decorations and awards) 1916

    Art.IWM MED 1006

    obverse design : Admirals Sir John Jellicoe and Sir David Beatty GCB, joint busts, in uniform. Jellicoe's full face partly obscures Beatty's right profile. Beneath the busts a laurel branch obverse text : "RESOLUTE IN ACTION" &...

  • Imperatrix.Impudens
Belgrano Medallion

    Imperatrix.Impudens Belgrano Medallion

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Sandle, Michael (manufacturer/maker) 1986

    Art.IWM MED 1061

    design: Death in the form a laureate skull, leering left profile, serpents issuing from her mouth. The skull rests upon a partially obscured sinking warship - the torpedoed Argentinian cruiser 'General Belgrano'. To left, the head and raised...

  • War Proliferates

    War Proliferates

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Townsend, Jen 2004

    Art.IWM MED 1107

    whole: In the form of a bullet, tipped with black onyx. The bullet is topped by a bow, with the words 'WAR PROLIFERATES' etched into it repeatedly. On the back of the bow is a small brooch pin.

  • The Wrong Heart Bleeds for War

    The Wrong Heart Bleeds for War

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Wales, Polly 2004

    Art.IWM MED 1106

    whole: Part of the breastpocket of a pinstriped suit. A garnet drop hangs from a gold chain pinned to the suit with a fish hook shaped pin.

  • [Lusitania Medallion] (British copy)

    [Lusitania Medallion] (British copy)

    (Decorations and awards) 1915

    Art.IWM MED 1110

    First World War British copy of the German first issue 'Lusitania Medallion' by Karl Goetz. The confusing date error on the original German work was seized upon by the British and exploited for propaganda purposes, the intention being to...

  • Stad Gent - Honour to our Liberators Sept. 1944

    Stad Gent - Honour to our Liberators Sept. 1944

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: De Cuyper, Floris 1954

    Art.IWM MED 1084

    piece obverse design : half-length portrait of a woman in regional medieval costume, her head turned to the left, her left arm resting on a ledge with 'Gent' inscribed on a flowered ribbon below. Her right hand is holding the town coat-of-arms...