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  • 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.

  • British Snipers on the Island of Ubbea near Khakio : 10th Infantry Brigade

    British Snipers on the Island of Ubbea near Khakio : 10th Infantry Brigade

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5040

    image: In the foreground three carefully camouflaged British snipers wearing camouflaged smocks have positioned themselves amongst the rocks and vegetation of a hill side. They appear to be overlooking a road that winds through hilly coastal country. The...

  • Germany, 1944 : The Siegfried Line between Heerlen and Aachen

    Germany, 1944 : The Siegfried Line between Heerlen and Aachen

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4830

    image: A view of a bomb damaged landscape and some of the remnants of the defences of the Siegfried Line. There are shell- holes in the ground, two large damaged pill-box structures and a town and trees are visible on the horizon.

  • The Road, 1911

    The Road, 1911

    (art) Made by: Rosenberg, Isaac 1911

    Art.IWM ART 6359

    image: A view down a country road with hedges, tall trees and part of a low building in the left foreground.

  • On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-05

    Art.IWM ART 15417 30

    The interior of a railway truck filled with Far East prisoners-of-war. Men sit and stand, closely packed in the truck. Two men stand either side of the open truck door, through which the passing countryside can be seen.

  • Airborne RASC Supply-dropping

    Airborne RASC Supply-dropping

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3923

    image: inside a plane at night. The ground visible far below through the open door on the left. Several airmen are preparing to drop the supplies that are stacked up near the door.

  • The Drop

    The Drop

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3924

    image: An aerial view of a sky filled with soldiers parachuting down into fields below. The planes from which they have jumped fly off to the top right hand corner of the composition, and the sun sets across the sky in the background.

  • Exercise 'Mush' : gliders landing on a 'captured' airfield. Paratroops have surrounded the field and are waiting the unloading
of the gliders

    Exercise 'Mush' : gliders landing on a 'captured' airfield. Paratroops have surrounded the field and are waiting the unloading of the gliders

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4176

    image: a paratrooper, in camouflage jacket and helmet, lies on the ground looking to the right. Behind him are several Horsa gliders, the foremost one having landed and several others in the background being in the process of landing.

  • Deraa. The Arab welcome to the first Handley Page machine to arrive in Palestine, 22nd September 1918

    Deraa. The Arab welcome to the first Handley Page machine to arrive in Palestine, 22nd September 1918

    (art) Made by: Reid, Stuart 1918-09-22

    Art.IWM ART 3198

    image: A Handley Page bomber aircraft has landed in a desert. It is surrounded by a group of Sherifan mounted troops; those in the foreground gallop past to celebrate its arrival.

  • The Village of Sorvagur, Faroe Islands

    The Village of Sorvagur, Faroe Islands

    (art) Made by: Harcourt, H L 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16618

    image: A view along a village street with small cottages lining the right-hand side of the road and a pathway cutting diagonally across from the right to left.

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