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  • Action At Night

    Action At Night

    (art) Made by: Clark, John Cosmo

    Art.IWM ART 16977

    image: Soldiers with bayonet rifles moving across no-man's land at night, surrounded by charred tree stumps and wire. The view is partially obscured by a large cloud of smoke to the left of the painting. In the foreground there is an explosion with...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Le Martyr de St Sébastien

    Le Martyr de St Sébastien

    (art) Made by: Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri 1914

    Art.IWM ART 15357

    image: four soldiers standing to the left shoot at an unarmed man standing beside a wall to the right.

  • On the Road to Tripoli : A Cup of Tea for the Burial Party

    On the Road to Tripoli : A Cup of Tea for the Burial Party

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3035

    Image: Three shallow open graves containing uniformed bodies. Behind them the burial party are are looking on drinking tea.

  • On the Road to Fuka, November 6th 1942: Loot

    On the Road to Fuka, November 6th 1942: Loot

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2779

    Image: In the foreground we see a soldier climbing into the back of a truck and another holding up a pair of blue, striped pyjama trousers from an open suitcase at his feet. In the background is the desert, strewn with broken vehicles. Two corpses lie...

  • Battle in an Orchard of Almond Trees in Sicily: Morning of July 21st 1943

    Battle in an Orchard of Almond Trees in Sicily: Morning of July 21st 1943

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3385

    Image: a track running through an orchard with a stationary tank on the right. Two bodies lie at the side of the track and the ground is covered in debris. In the centre of the image is a group of injured or exhausted soldiers sitting under a tree.

  • Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16500

    image: a monstrous blue bird-like figure hovers over a desolate landscape. Clouds of smoke rise from rocky shapes on the ground. A group of figures cower in terror among the ruins of their homes.

  • Protect and Survive

    Protect and Survive

    (art) Made by: Kennard, Peter

    Art.IWM ART 15819

    image: A skeleton reading a 'Protect and Survive' leaflet (officially produced guidelines to surviving an atomic attack).

  • Cosmo Clark in Action

    Cosmo Clark in Action

    (art) Made by: Clark, James

    Art.IWM ART 17024

    image: Cosmo Clark emerges from a cloud of green gas and smoke, holding a revolver in his right hand. He is followed by another soldier on the left. On the right a soldier with a rifle across his back falls forward on to the ground.