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  • Caen

    Caen

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4513

    image: a view along a street in Caen which has been almost wholly demolished. Large piles of rubble lie amongst ruined facades of buildings along either side of the road. In the foreground there is a small area marked with four wooden crosses with German...

  • AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR:  THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    part of "DERA FARNBOROUGH (ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Engineers official photographer 1913-08-11

    RAE-O 1010

    The funeral of S F Cody in Aldershot, Hampshire. Cody, fomer Chief Kite Instructor to the British Army Balloon Factory at Farnborough and aviation pioneer, was killed when the aircraft he was piloting broke up in mid air over Laffan's Plain....

  • THE BRITISH RED CROSS ON THE ITALIAN FRONT, 1915-1918

    THE BRITISH RED CROSS ON THE ITALIAN FRONT, 1915-1918

    part of "BARBOUR GEORGE (PROFESSOR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    Q 83705

    A priest with the No. 1 British Red Cross Society, probably carrying out last rites for an Italian soldier.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 4416

    The Burial Service being read on board HMS SHEFFIELD for two of the crew of the German Tanker FRIEDERICH BREME who were killed by shell splinters during the shelling of the tanker by the cruiser in the North Atlantic. The service was attended by officers...

  • The Huns Have Desecrated and Destroyed the Cathedrals of France and Belgium

    The Huns Have Desecrated and Destroyed the Cathedrals of France and Belgium

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1915-05

    Art.IWM PST 13606

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a blue border. The title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in white. The text is separate and positioned across the bottom edge, also in white. The title and text are set against a green...

  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-09-20

    Q 3871

    Chaplain reading the service at a burial of soldiers killed in the Battle of the Menin Road Ridge. Photograph taken near Poijze.

  • THE MESOPOTAMIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1918

    THE MESOPOTAMIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR UNOFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1917-05

    Q 25261

    Consecration by the Bishop of Nagpur, Eyre Chatterton, of graves of prisoners of war captured by the Turks at Kut-al-Amarah in April 1916, who died in Baghdad. May 1917.

  • BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POST 1945 OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    BER 49-101

    The Berlin Blockade, 1949. Military funeral of Private Yeomans, 1st Worcestershire Regiment in the British Military Cemetery, Berlin. The shooting party prepares to fire a volley over the grave.

  • NAVAL BURIAL SERVICE AT DOUGLAS BANK CEMETERY, ROSYTH, SCOTLAND, 30 SEPTEMBER 1944

    NAVAL BURIAL SERVICE AT DOUGLAS BANK CEMETERY, ROSYTH, SCOTLAND, 30 SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    A 25833

    21 crewmen of the escort carrier HMS NABOB who were killed when their ship was torpedoed during an attack on the German battleship TIRPITZ are buried with full naval honours at Douglas Bank Cemetery. The Reverend G Davies conducts the service at the...

  • BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POST 1945 OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    BER 49-203-012

    The funeral of a Royal Air Force aircrew at the British cemetery in Berlin, 19 July 1949. Five RAF air crew were killed when their Handley Page Hastings crashed on take off from Tegel airport in Berlin on 15 July. This was the twentieth and final fatal...

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