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  • The Nazi Musa Road

    The Nazi Musa Road

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1538

    image: a view down a road bordered by sheer cliff faces, with a column of troops on horseback approaching. The column stretches around a corner, where there is a small arched bridge. A huge cliff face looms darkly in the background.

  • Blowing Up an Ammunition Dump near Samaria

    Blowing Up an Ammunition Dump near Samaria

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-09-22

    Art.IWM ART 1589

    image: a huge blast illuminates a dark landscape; in the foreground are the small silhouetted figures of British soldiers, while in the distance to the left a train moves across the composition.

  • The Mark of the Navy : the bridge over the Wadi Hesy Deir Seneid. The hole was made by a 12-inch shell fired at a range of over 9 miles.

    The Mark of the Navy : the bridge over the Wadi Hesy Deir Seneid. The hole was made by a 12-inch shell fired at a range of over 9 miles.

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-11-13

    Art.IWM ART 1509

    image: a view of an arched bridge crossing a wadi in a desert landscape. There is a large shell hole on the road of the bridge, with military vehicles driving across the dry riverbed itself rather than going over the bridge, and a few men walking over...

  • A Barrel Bridge on the Jordan : the barrel pier bridge at Ghoraniyeh

    A Barrel Bridge on the Jordan : the barrel pier bridge at Ghoraniyeh

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-03-26

    Art.IWM ART 1548

    image: a landscape view of Royal Engineers working on the construction of a temporary wooden bridge across the River Jordan. In the right foreground several men finish the job on the near riverbank, even while a procession of loaded camels moves across...

  • Ghoraniyeh : the remains of the old bridge across the Jordan, burnt by the Turks

    Ghoraniyeh : the remains of the old bridge across the Jordan, burnt by the Turks

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-03-26

    Art.IWM ART 1549

    image: a sentry stands on a bank of the River Jordan where a bridge once crossed the river. All that remains of the bridge are rust-coloured metal girders on either bank, twisted as a result of deliberate fire damage. The ground and tree stumps in the...

  • The Dead Sea : on the northern shore of the Dead Sea: moonlight. Patrols embarking in motor-boats to reconnoitre the Turkish forces holding the east bank of the Jordan and the Moab Mountains.

    The Dead Sea : on the northern shore of the Dead Sea: moonlight. Patrols embarking in motor-boats to reconnoitre the Turkish forces holding the east bank of the Jordan and the Moab Mountains.

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-03-23

    Art.IWM ART 1534

    image: a party of British soldiers clamber onto a small motorboat on the northern edge of the Dead Sea at night. In the immediate foreground is another boat on the beach, placed upside-down on the ground. Another boat already loaded with troops is in the...

  • Nablous : Australian cavalry entering the ancient Shechem, the capital of Samaria

    Nablous : Australian cavalry entering the ancient Shechem, the capital of Samaria

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-09-21

    Art.IWM ART 1556

    image: a column of Australian cavalry gallops along a road in a valley floor into the small town of Shechem. The rear of the column is in the foreground, with the front of it just entering the town, whose buildings are visible in the distance. The valley...

  • A Military Road

    A Military Road

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-03-09

    Art.IWM ART 1524

    image: a column of British infantry march along a newly laid road in Palestine, which runs across the composition. The road is made of a thick layer of stone that has been laid on top of the existing land, meaning that there is a small drop down on...

  • Cavalry in the Coastal Sector

    Cavalry in the Coastal Sector

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-09-19

    Art.IWM ART 1555

    image: two large columns of Australian cavalry stream down the gentle slope of a hill. The column to the right is preceded by a soldier on a motorcycle and horse drawn carts, while the front of the left column is shrouded in a cloud of dust. An...

  • The Wadi Ghuzze : looking along the Wadi towards Beersheba

    The Wadi Ghuzze : looking along the Wadi towards Beersheba

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-12

    Art.IWM ART 1453

    image: a view across the dry riverbed of the Wadi Ghuzze, with a sheer-faced bank running across the right of the composition and steeper hills further back. Two British soldiers on horseback stand to the right, with a column of troops, possibly also on...

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