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  • Bernafay Wood, Looking Towards Trônes Wood

    Bernafay Wood, Looking Towards Trônes Wood

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward 1929

    Art.IWM ART 4484

    image: a view across a desolate and battle-scarred Somme landscape. There are flooded shell holes in the foreground, and clouds of smoke rising from the land in the distance. There are the shattered tree trunks of Bernafay Wood jutting out from the...

  • THE DAMBUSTERS RAID, MAY 1943

    THE DAMBUSTERS RAID, MAY 1943

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 4594

    The breach in the Mohne Dam four hours after the Dambusters raid in May 1943.

  • Treslon: An Aid Post

    Treslon: An Aid Post

    (art) Made by: Cotterell, Arthur N 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3603

    image: a view down a street bordered by rubble in the bomb damaged French village of Treslon. A tall building still stands in the background but there is a large pile of rubble and masonry in front of it, with splintered wood in the right foreground.

  • Zeichnet die Kriegsanleihe [Subscribe to the War Loan]

    Zeichnet die Kriegsanleihe [Subscribe to the War Loan]

    (posters) Made by: Spegg, L (Undefined) 1917

    Art.IWM PST 7299

    whole: the image covers the whole surface, with the title integrated and placed across the top. The text, in the form of a poem, is positioned bottom left. image: a German soldier stands in the foreground with is right arm raised gesturing to the title....

  • A Bombed Bridge Near Ypres

    A Bombed Bridge Near Ypres

    (art) Made by: Holden, WFC 1919

    Art.IWM ART 17287

    image: a landscape view across water to a wooden bridge damaged at its centre, with blasted trees and buildings beyond. The right side of the composition is filled by a bastion of Ypres's city wall with a doorway opening into its interior.

  • Attack on a German Town

    Attack on a German Town

    (art) Made by: Eales, Edward A 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 7279

    image: British soldiers are in action on a German street, crouching and firing their guns among the rubble of bombed buildings. Two soldiers are lying on a Nazi flag bearing a swastika, the left of the two in the process of firing a Bren Gun. Four other...

  • The End of a Hero and a Tank at Courcelette

    The End of a Hero and a Tank at Courcelette

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2389

    image: the remains of a destroyed British male tank stand over the edge of a dugout on the right. One gun on the tank points down towards the inside of the trench and the entrance to the dugout, and there are helmets and equipment lying on the ground at...

  • Map of Momber Crater

    Map of Momber Crater

    (art) Made by: Clark, John Cosmo 1916-07-01

    Art.IWM ART 17019

    image: A map showing the scale of a crater in relation to German and British trenches.

  • Sarcy, Ville-en-Tardenois, August, 1918

    Sarcy, Ville-en-Tardenois, August, 1918

    (art) Made by: Cotterell, Arthur N 1918-08-01

    Art.IWM ART 3394

    image: a view across a Western Front battlefield, with dark entrances to abandoned dug-outs and foxholes dug into the side of a slight ridge. Just beyond this is a grave marked with a wooden cross and soldier's helmet. There are a few bits of debris...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN GERMANY, 1939 - 1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN GERMANY, 1939 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 68086

    Hitler inspects a bomb damaged street.

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