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  • Arakan Campaign: Battle of Donbaik. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on the beaches, 18th February 1943

    Arakan Campaign: Battle of Donbaik. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on the beaches, 18th February 1943

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3682

    image: a desolate beach scene with two dead British infantrymen lying in the foreground. A helmet, rifle and other equipment lie discarded in the sand near the soldiers, and there are a few other bodies in the background. Scorched trees and vegetation...

  • Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15646

    image: an apocalyptic vision of a horde of screaming skulls rising up from the depths of the landscape. Included in the centre is a cut out of Hitler's open mouth, moustache and nose, incorporating a collage element into the composition. The ground...

  • Nurse Cavell at Westminster Abbey : After the Armistice her body was brought in state at Westminster Abbey, 15th May 1919

    Nurse Cavell at Westminster Abbey : After the Armistice her body was brought in state at Westminster Abbey, 15th May 1919

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1919-05-15

    Art.IWM ART 1890

    image: a group of British soldiers carry the Union Jack draped coffin of Nurse Edith Cavell towards a group of senior clergymen standing in the entrance to Westminster Abbey. A group of onlooking civilians stand in the right foreground, with a parade of...

  • Sick and Dying: Cholera Lines - Thai-Burma Railway, 1943

    Sick and Dying: Cholera Lines - Thai-Burma Railway, 1943

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15747 103

    image: A camp on the Thai-Burma Railway. A group of five emaciated men stand around bamboo stretchers lying on the ground, each containing the corpse of a cholera victim tightly wrapped and bound in a cloth. On the right a sick man sits up on a bed,...

  • The Bombing of GHQ, Boulogne, May 1940

    The Bombing of GHQ, Boulogne, May 1940

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 215

    Image: A moon-lit view of the seafront in Boulogne. Smoke is billowing from an overturned vehicle to the right and a crowd has gathered around a body on the floor. There is a bandstand to the left with some bodies lying around its base. Two men carry a...

  • Skull in a Landscape

    Skull in a Landscape

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1946

    Art.IWM ART 15554

    image: A ghoulish, skeletal figure wearing a British steel helmet, stalks a featureless landscape against a red sky. The skull-like head has large black eye sockets and a fleshy nose. Its mouth, seen in profile, is the shape of a fish head and spine. The...

  • On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1972

    Art.IWM ART 6172

    image: a group of British soldiers, dead and dying, lie entagled in a web of barbed wire before a German trench.

  • The Field of Passchendaele

    The Field of Passchendaele

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1150

    Image: a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Passchendaele in Flanders. A large water-filled shell hole dominates the foreground, with two dead soldiers lying nearby on the left. Beyond them is the entrance to a dugout, a small bomb damaged brick...

  • Hooge Crater Cemetery, Sanctuary Wood, Kemmel, Mount Royal

    Hooge Crater Cemetery, Sanctuary Wood, Kemmel, Mount Royal

    (art) Made by: Mudie-Cooke, Olive

    Art.IWM ART 5397A

    image: a view over across a largely flat landscape, with a large crater in the foreground, the remains of a wood in the middle distance and the peak of Mount Kemmel in the background. A road runs diagonally across the composition from the left foreground.

  • A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 2985

    image: A group of wounded soldiers gathered around a dead soldier. The body lies facing the viewer, eyes closed and mouth open pain; he is still lying on a stretcher, his steel helmet on his chest. An orderly is about to cover his face with a fold of...

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