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  • The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Desert Scene

    The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Desert Scene

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2718

    image: A desolate, desert scene with a scattering of tents, military vehicles and a solitary Hurricane aircraft.

  • Brigadier L Howard-Jones, OBE, REME : 8th Army, 1942-43

    Brigadier L Howard-Jones, OBE, REME : 8th Army, 1942-43

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3766

    image: A half length portrait of Howard-Jones wearing uniform and a coat with fur neck and cuffs. He is holding a pair of binoculars and there is a hilly desert landscape in the background.

  • Parachute Drop

    Parachute Drop

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3072

    image: numerous paratroopers in the process of landing on a flat area of ground in Algeria, with mountains in the background. The parachutes they use are in several colours: dark green, yellow and red.

  • The First Lancaster Bomber Aircraft to Land in North Africa from England after Bombing the German Base at Friedrichshafen, 1943:
This inaugurated a 'shuttle-bombing service'

    The First Lancaster Bomber Aircraft to Land in North Africa from England after Bombing the German Base at Friedrichshafen, 1943: This inaugurated a 'shuttle-bombing service'

    (art) Made by: Stafford-Baker, Julius 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3322

    image: a Lancaster bomber on a desert airfield after having landed, with three ground crew in the foreground. Another Lancaster is landing on the runway in the background to the right. All is set against an arid mountainous backdrop.

  • The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Officers' Mess At El Alamein

    The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Officers' Mess At El Alamein

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2552

    image: five officers relax in folding chairs around a wooden table. They sit beneath a large canvas awning, attached on the right to the side of a military truck. There are glasses with a bottle as well as fruit on the table. A dog lies in the shade...

  • Siwa Oasis: Aghurmi

    Siwa Oasis: Aghurmi

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2067

    image: View of a ruin on a rocky peak

  • Siwa Oasis from the Ruined Old Town of Siwa

    Siwa Oasis from the Ruined Old Town of Siwa

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2063

    image: ruins of an ancient town in the foreground with a view over the desert and a tree filled oasis in the background.

  • The Artist's Tent : Mersa Matruh

    The Artist's Tent : Mersa Matruh

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 1060

    image: three triangular tents set up amongst a small oasis of trees within a desert scene.

  • A Cinema in the Desert - ENSA, Suez 1943

    A Cinema in the Desert - ENSA, Suez 1943

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 7195

    image: A British soldier stands in a doorway of a makeshift cinema in the Egyptian desert. Within the open air construction is a table and chair, with a wooden planked floor and wooden frame in the foreground. On the wall on the right hand side is a...

  • Merchant Seamen Exercising in Bone Internment Camp, Algeria

    Merchant Seamen Exercising in Bone Internment Camp, Algeria

    (art) Made by: Cook, John Kingsley

    Art.IWM ART LD 2817

    image: A view of a yard outside a long, low building, lined with trees on the left side. The trees cast dramatic shadows across from the left. Some isolated groups of figures walk up and down the yard.

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