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  • Caen

    Caen

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4513

    image: a view along a street in Caen which has been almost wholly demolished. Large piles of rubble lie amongst ruined facades of buildings along either side of the road. In the foreground there is a small area marked with four wooden crosses with German...

  • Bernières-sur-Mer : the church steeple after the German snipers had been killed

    Bernières-sur-Mer : the church steeple after the German snipers had been killed

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 4366

    image: looking up at the church steeple from ground level. There are shell holes puncturing the masonry and much of the church roof is damaged.

  • Final Stages of the German War: Würzburg

    Final Stages of the German War: Würzburg

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5243

    image: an American soldier stands on a bridge decorated with statues. He has a rifle slung over his shoulder. Behind him the bridge is strewn with debris, and crossing it is an armoured jeep. On the other side of the river the city is in ruins.

  • Flying-bomb Site at Bonningues showing the Ramp

    Flying-bomb Site at Bonningues showing the Ramp

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay

    Art.IWM ART LD 4644

    image: the flying bomb ramp ascends upwards in the background through the woods, while the foreground is filled with charred trees and rubble.

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5928

    image: A large column of horse-drawn British carts move along a road through the French town of Albert. The road is muddy, the landscape is bare and the buildings in the background have been badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • Ruined Country: Old Battlefield, Vimy, near La Folie Wood

    Ruined Country: Old Battlefield, Vimy, near La Folie Wood

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 721

    image: a landscape looking over an old battlefield near Vimy in France. In the foreground the earth is carpeted with different coloured mosses and grass, heavily scarred from past shellfire. There are lines of skeletal-like trees beyond, and dramatic...

  • Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    (art) Made by: Golding, William A 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6062

    image: fire crews and Air Raid Wardens work within a series of bomb damaged buildings in the City of London, with various fire engines, vehicles and hoses scattering the scene. The huge intact dome of St Paul's Cathedral looms up in the background,...

  • Saint Bride's

    Saint Bride's

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

    Art.IWM ART 16121

    image: A view from the interior of St Bride's Church in the City of London. The church is just a shell of a building with no roof as a result of bomb damage and fire. There are pieces of charred wood within the interior and a small fire continues to...

  • The Action of 11th August 1918, Island of Borkum. Zeppelin Falling : the Flagship is flying the signal:- 'See Hymn 224. Verse
7'

    The Action of 11th August 1918, Island of Borkum. Zeppelin Falling : the Flagship is flying the signal:- 'See Hymn 224. Verse 7'

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1357

    image: A German Zeppelin falls from the sky after being shot down by a British fighter plane. Several Royal Navy warships are at sail in the sea below.

  • Mines and the Bapaume Road, La Boisselle

    Mines and the Bapaume Road, La Boisselle

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2962

    image: A view from the edge of a series of large mine craters blasted out of the chalky soil. The mines have formed circular hollows in the earth surrounded by a peaked ring of chalky soil.

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