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  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN ITALY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 18351

    A knocked-out German 'Hornisse' (or 'Nashorn') 88mm self-propelled gun with the graves of its crew in the foreground, Gothic Line, September 1944.

  • 8TH ARMY: THE DRIVE TO BOLOGNA AND FERRARA

    8TH ARMY: THE DRIVE TO BOLOGNA AND FERRARA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 24104

    Bologna fell to 8th and 5th Army troops on 21 April. This picture is one of a series taken during the advance to the city. This particular image shows an old Italian woman sitting mourning in the ruins with a coffin waiting for the dead. Despite a...

  • Catch 22
Snowden's Funeral

    Catch 22 Snowden's Funeral

    (art) Made by: Lee, Dick

    Art.IWM ART 16784 11

    image: A funeral scene, with troops at the grave side, and a chaplain in robes conducting the ceremony. In the background is an Italian landscape, with a city on the hill to the right. In the middle distance a naked figure is visible, sitting in a tree.

  • Catch 22
Milo's Cotton

    Catch 22 Milo's Cotton

    (art) Made by: Lee, Dick

    Art.IWM ART 16784 6

    image: A naked man sits on tree branches in the upper right foreground. Another man approaches the tree, and offers up something. In the background a funeral is taking place.

  • Children killed by a Grenade, Italy 1944

    Children killed by a Grenade, Italy 1944

    (art) Made by: Houghton, Stanley 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4612

    image:A woman stands in the foreground with the covered corpse of a child at her feet. Behind her two soldiers are carrying a limp body out of a ruined building. Next to them are two shrouded corpses on the ground. A third soldier is speaking to a group...

  • Pax Britannica

    Pax Britannica

    (posters) Made by: Bertoletti, G (Undefined) 1943

    Art.IWM PST 5761

    whole: the image occupies the whole. An emblem of a 'V' held within a circle is positioned in the lower left. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper fifth, in red outlined black. image: a full-length caricature of John Bull dressed...

  • Funeral of Partisans in Ravenna

    Funeral of Partisans in Ravenna

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5026

    image: a funeral procession consisting of trucks containing coffins and covered with wreaths, interspersed with groups of mourners walking along an Italian street. Crowds gather in an adjoining street to view the proceedings.

  • Simon Denis St.Leger Fleming, RHA

    Simon Denis St.Leger Fleming, RHA

    (art) Made by: Christie, Alexander 1946

    Art.IWM ART 16556

    image: A posthumous portrait of a young man in sandy coloured British uniform, with his sleeves rolled up to the elbows. There is a lettered badge on his right shoulder bearing the letters 'L.R.D.G', denoting the Long Range Desert Group and...

  • The Execution

    The Execution

    (art) Made by: Evans, Merlyn 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15279

    image: A heavily abstracted piece with an isolated hanging form representing a dead body in the centre of the composition, which hangs from a horizontal structure. This is surrounded by an amorphous mass of shapes, which appear to suggest a crowd of...

  • THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McConville, W. E. (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1944-05-19

    NA 15138

    Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Carpathian Rifles Division (2nd Polish Corps) bringing their dead comrades from the battlefield after the last battle of Monte Cassino, 19 May 1944. They are passing by the 3rd Division's Advanced Dressing Station,...

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