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  • V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    V1 FLYING BOMB ATTACKS ON LONDON

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM FILM COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Crown Film Unit

    MH 24293

    Stretcher party recovering casualty after V-1 attack in London.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 36161

    ARP wardens and nurses cover up the bodies of children killed in an air raid on a school in Ardgowan Road, Catford, London. Thirty eight children and six teachers died.

  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • Anglio! Twoje Dzielo!

    Anglio! Twoje Dzielo!

    (posters) Made by: Unknown

    Art.IWM PST 0072

    image: Wounded soldier pointing in desperation at the battle scene behind him whilst talking to a smartly dressed man with a moustache text: ANGLIO!TWOJE DZIELO!

  • Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    (art) Made by: Weaver, S 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5587

    image: A scene in Bourlon Wood in northern France. A dead British soldier lies on the snow-covered ground on his back in the immediate foreground with a dead German soldier lying face down in the snow further back. There are bomb damaged tree trunks all...

  • THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

    THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

    part of "FLEET PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT, HMS EXCELLENT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    FKD 1265

    The sinking of HMS COVENTRY. The Ship lists to port as it begins to flood. Twenty lives were lost.

  • THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

    THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

    part of "FLEET PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT, HMS EXCELLENT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    FKD 1241

    The sinking of HMS ANTELOPE in San Carlos Water. The explosion of the second Argentine 1000-lb bomb on board the ship broke its back and cause the frigate to sink. A bomb disposal officer had been attempting to defuse the bomb at the time.

  • Sarcy, Ville-en-Tardenois, August, 1918

    Sarcy, Ville-en-Tardenois, August, 1918

    (art) Made by: Cotterell, Arthur N 1918-08-01

    Art.IWM ART 3394

    image: a view across a Western Front battlefield, with dark entrances to abandoned dug-outs and foxholes dug into the side of a slight ridge. Just beyond this is a grave marked with a wooden cross and soldier's helmet. There are a few bits of debris...

  • Epéhy, 1918

    Epéhy, 1918

    (art) Made by: Mackey, Haydn Reynolds

    Art.IWM ART 3653

    image: Four stretcher-bearers walking along a wet road in France holding a wounded soldier on a stretcher high on their shoulders. There is a dead horse in the left of the composition and the corpse of a German soldier to the right, each lying at the...

  • Montauban Wood, with Graves

    Montauban Wood, with Graves

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-04-01

    Art.IWM ART 3040

    image: a view across a battle-scarred landscape. The ground is broken by shell holes, destroyed trenches and shattered trees. A grave marked with a wooden cross stands in the immediate right foreground.

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