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  • THE BATTLE FOR CRETE, 20 - 31 MAY 1941

    THE BATTLE FOR CRETE, 20 - 31 MAY 1941

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 4156

    Invasion: The bombing of Heraklion aerodrome in Crete by the Luftwaffe. The British officers in Crete had showed more concern about the possibility of a sea invasion. This meant that a fundamental weakness of the British defence was the complete lack of...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Britain: The Bells of St Clement's

    Battle of Britain: The Bells of St Clement's

    (art) Made by: Gray, Joseph 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15672 2

    image: a view inside the bomb damaged church of St Clement's in London, the famous bells lying on the floor surrounded by rubble and debris. Behind them is an archway, revealing a broken window in the far wall.

  • Battle of Britain: The Burning of the City

    Battle of Britain: The Burning of the City

    (art) Made by: Gray, Joseph 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15672 3

    image: a view from the south bank of the River Thames towards St Paul's Cathedral and the City of London, which is shrouded in smoke as a result of German air raids. Blackfriars bridge and part of the Thames is visible in the foreground.

  • Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

    Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph 1940-11-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 709

    Image: a view of the heavily bomb damaged Coventry cathedral. The foreground is littered with bricks, metal girders and rubble, the walls and spires largely intact in the background.

  • Twisted Metal and Doodlebug

    Twisted Metal and Doodlebug

    (art) Made by: Gerrard, Kaff 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16412

    image: In the foreground are two large pieces of twisted metal, caused as a result of a German air raid, with smaller pieces of metal in front of them. A countryside scene is visible in the background with a V-1 bomb falling downwards in the top right....

  • Battle of Britain: Blitz, Dawn

    Battle of Britain: Blitz, Dawn

    (art) Made by: Gray, Joseph 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15672 6

    image: a view from the north bank of the River Thames in London over towards the Shot Tower on the south bank. A few civilians are walking on the pavement in the foreground. Clouds of smoke, showing evidence of fires caused by German air raids, are...

  • Battle of Britain: The First Blitz

    Battle of Britain: The First Blitz

    (art) Made by: Gray, Joseph 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15672 1

    image: a view across the rooftops of central London during the Blitz in 1940. The dome of St Paul's Cathedral can be seen in the distance and the sky is completely dominated by an enormous cloud of smoke, with parts of the city on fire.

  • 3 STAFFEL FERNAUFKARUNGSGRUPPE 121 1939-1943

    3 STAFFEL FERNAUFKARUNGSGRUPPE 121 1939-1943

    part of "NASH DAVID (MR)" (photographs)

    HU 94675

    Damage caused by a Russian air raid on the German airfield at Nikolajew (Mykolajiw) in the Ukraine.

  • 3 STAFFEL FERNAUFKARUNGSGRUPPE 121 1939-1943

    3 STAFFEL FERNAUFKARUNGSGRUPPE 121 1939-1943

    part of "NASH DAVID (MR)" (photographs)

    HU 94673

    Damage caused by a Russian air raid on the German airfield at Nikolajew (Mykolajiw) in the Ukraine.

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