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  • NAZI PERSONALITIES

    NAZI PERSONALITIES

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 6738

    Heinrich Himmler (1900 - 1945): The body of Heinrich Himmler lying on the floor at British 2nd Army HQ after his suicide on 24 May 1945.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT 1941 - 1947

    THE BRITISH ARMY FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT 1941 - 1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 7298

    The grave of Sgt Norman Clague, a cameraman serving with No 5 Army Film and Photographic Unit who was killed in action at Amfreville on 12 June 1944. Sgt Clague had covered the D Day landings on 6 June 1944 and was the first AFPU official photographer...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4132

    The grave of a British soldier who was killed during Operation Market Garden in 1944, lies alongside the wreckage of his jeep near Arnhem, 18 April 1945.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45: ASSAULT ON THE RHINE AND CAPTURE OF WESEL

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45: ASSAULT ON THE RHINE AND CAPTURE OF WESEL

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 2325

    A dead German.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 2440

    Troops of the 6th King's Own Scottish Borderers advance warily along a lane, past the bodies of German soldiers, east of the Rhine, 25 March 1945.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    B 8302

    Troops use a mine detector along the side of a road during the offensive south of Caumont, 31 July 1944. A dead German lies in the foreground.

  • 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...

  • Lancastria

    Lancastria

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie

    Art.IWM ART 16790

    image: A sepia toned photographic image of the SS Lancastria sinking at St Nazaire. The surface of the image has been modified with colour and texture giving the sky an orange glow and appearance of smoke. The name of the ship has been written across the...

  • 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...

  • Arakan Campaign : Battle of Rathedaung, 1943

    Arakan Campaign : Battle of Rathedaung, 1943

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3683

    image: an Indian soldier lies dead with his arms above his head in the thick undergrowth of the jungle. His Bren gun and helmet lie by his side. Through the jungle a river is just visible on the horizon.

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