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  • PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 1434

    A British gun boat from China waters with a shallow draught, crept along the coast and entered Bardia harbour. The shore batteries of the Italians could not depress low enough to shoot at her when her presence in the harbour was discovered. She sank...

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 1520

    The result of bombing attacks seen at the station.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON

    part of "LARKIN NORMAN" (photographs)

    MH 25427

    Bomb damage to Whitechapel High Street, London.

  • BRITISH TROOPS APPROACHING ADDIS ABABA

    BRITISH TROOPS APPROACHING ADDIS ABABA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 2961

    The bridge at Awash, Ethiopia - blown up by the retreating Italians, but replaced within a few hours by British Engineers.

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 1517

    A scene at the bombed railway sidings of Middleburg station where railway lines were blown over adjoining buildings.

  • All Saints' Church, Grimsby

    All Saints' Church, Grimsby

    (art) Made by: Worrall, Ernest John 1943-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3556

    image: a bomb-damaged church with the roof still intact, suspended in mid-air. The nearest wall has been demolished to a pile of rubble and wood.

  • War

    War

    (art) Made by: Collins, Cecil 1946

    Art.IWM ART 16407

    image: in the foreground is a weeping face with a shell-like body, beside a flag pole shrouded in a cloud of smoke. On the horizon appear to be hills or mountains, with clouds immediately above and rays of light emanating out from the sun as it meets the...

  • Bristol Beaufighter

    Bristol Beaufighter

    (art) Made by: Cook, Frederick T W 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16125

    image: Two firemen spray water from a hose onto a Bristol Beaufighter aircraft that has crashed. The rear section of the fuselage and the tail of the plane fill most of the composition.

  • Aftermath: The Prudential Building, Plymouth 1951

    Aftermath: The Prudential Building, Plymouth 1951

    (art) Made by: Cook, Frederick T W 1951

    Art.IWM ART 16213

    image: A large bomb damaged building set within a dark and semi-abstract landscape.

  • Destroying an Unexploded Bomb

    Destroying an Unexploded Bomb

    (art) Made by: Hutton, Philip 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 4980

    image: a bomb on fire lies on scorched ground with a winch and scaffold on a pile of each in the background.

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