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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • An Evening in the City : April 1941

    An Evening in the City : April 1941

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1354

    image: firemen hose down a smoking fire in pile of rubble, surrounded by the remains of bombed buildings in a London street. Through the damaged facades the unharmed spire of St James Garlickhythe is visible in the background.

  • Your Canteen in Action

    Your Canteen in Action

    (posters) Made by: Unknown

    Art.IWM PST 15824

    whole: the three images are positioned in the lower three-quarters, each held within a narrow black border. An emblem featuring a lion and a rising sun is located in the lower right, held within a black circular border. The title and main text are...

  • Post Office Buildings

    Post Office Buildings

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 939

    image: a bomb site in the foreground with steel girders sticking up out of the rubble. In the background buildings remain standing, however men can be seen at work securing the building on the right.

  • 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,...

  • Dawn after a Raid

    Dawn after a Raid

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1222

    image: A view of the shell of a bombed building in a harbour. To the right of the building is the stern of a boat. In front of the building is a warden standing next to some ropes. In the background is a curved terrace of houses and a church spire.

  • A Grey-day, Ypres, 1919

    A Grey-day, Ypres, 1919

    (art) Made by: Paterson, Emily M

    Art.IWM ART 4761

    image: a landscape of the ruined buildings of Ypres, with blasted and bare trees against a lowering dark sky.

  • Trondheim


    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5352

    image: a view of Trondheim harbour, showing several damaged wooden warehouses on the waterfront and two rowing boats in the water.

  • 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...