Search Our Collections
- Great Britain GB
- City of London, London, England, UK
- Germany (pre 1945 and post 1990) DE
- Great Britain
- Hong Kong
- RAF Henlow, Henlow, Bedfordshire, England, UK
- United Kingdom
- Canada CA
- China CN
- Greece GR
- Green Crassier, Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France
- Hong Kong Harbour, Hong Kong
- Hong Kong HK
- Huy, Liège, Belgium
- Japan JP
- Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France
- Moudros, Lemnos, Greece
- Moulin-sous-Touvent, Oise, France
- St Paul's Cathedral, City of London
- Turkey TR
- Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium
- Blitz, United Kingdom, Second World War
- Liberation of Hong Kong 1945, Pacific War 1941-1945, Second World War
- Western Front, First World War
- Battle of Hill 70, Battles of Ypres 1917, Western Front, First World War
- First World War
- Gallipoli 1915-1916, Dardanelles, Ottoman Empire, First World War
- Home Front, UK, Second World War
- North West Europe, Second World War
- Second World War
- Bomb Damage
- air raid / blitz
- war debris
- fire / fire fighting
- military buildings / installations
- Military Personnel
- agriculture / food
- artist's response
- Film and Cinema
- looting / destruction
- Military housing
- military manoeuvres
(art) Made by: Charavel, Paul 1917
Art.IWM ART 16391
image: a view of the bomb damaged French village of Moulin-sous-Touvent. The remains of a church dominate the horizon line, the surrounding area just a mass of rubble and debris. A single figure walks along the road in front of the church, the top of...
(art) Made by: Kestelman, Morris 1931
Art.IWM ART 16429
image: a stage design for a theatre play on a war theme. The right of the stage is dominated by a large structure, on top of which is a large gun turret rendered in black and white paint that takes inspiration from dazzle camouflage. The left is filled...
(art) Made by: Rothenstein, William
Art.IWM ART 2592
image: A view of the ruins of Talbot House. The building appears completely gutted, exterior walls destroyed to reveal the destruction of the interior.
(art) Made by: ARMSTRONG, JOHN 1940
Art.IWM ART LD 6389
image: a surreal landscape. In the foreground are the ruins of bombed buildings. Behind these, in a complete contrast of scale, a white tulip towers, growing from an arid soil.
The Green Crassier, Lens: the Scene of Severe Fighting by the Canadian Corps, 1917. From notes taken September 25th 1917
(art) Made by: Oppenheimer, Charles 1917
Art.IWM ART 1202
image: a view across the bomb damaged landscape near Lens in France. In the centre of the composition is the Green Crassier itself, a large earthy mound. To the right is an area of flooded low ground, with the remnants of a few trees and buildings in the...
(art) Made by: Richards, Albert
Art.IWM ART LD 6284
image: An interior of a small stone church with a cross shape built into the brick work. There are rows of blue benches and chairs lined up facing a low alter covered in a red patterned cloth.
(art) Made by: Rosoman, Leonard Henry 1945-09-17
Art.IWM ART LD 5644
image: The funnel and two masts of a sunken vessel rise up out of the water. Several buildings on the harbour are visible behind, and a mountain rises up in the background.
(art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1941
Art.IWM ART LD 893
image: bomb damaged buildings and twisted girders set against smoke and an evening sky.
(art) Made by: Piper, John 1942
Art.IWM ART 16488
image: a street of classical facades with a section blown out in the centre. Through this gap there is a view to St Paul's Cathedral over an area of blitzed buildings. Above St Paul's the words 'THE BELLS GO DOWN' are superimposed...
(art) Made by: Hillier, Herbert 1915
Art.IWM ART 1465
image: a Greek flour mill stands on a cliff in the right foreground overlooking a large naval fleet that has assembled in Mudros Bay. The fleet is made up of ocean liners used as transport ships, hospital ships and warships. Further along the shoreline...