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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.

  • Constantine, Algeria, August 1943

    Constantine, Algeria, August 1943

    (art) Made by: Nicholson, Roger 1943-08-23

    Art.IWM ART LD 3674

    image: view over a steep-sided gorge. In the foreground, a road winds along the edge of the gorge and through a tunnel in the rock face. On the right side of the composition another road winds along the edge of the gorge to a town in the distance.

  • Herbillon, Algeria

    Herbillon, Algeria

    (art) Made by: Nicholson, Roger 1943-08-02

    Art.IWM ART LD 3675

    image: an open landscape of hills and a lake bordered with sharp rocks. In the foreground soldiers can be seen resting under mosquito nets.

  • 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

  • Derna

    Derna

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2060

    image: two merchant ships are shown moored parallel to one another in a harbour, set against hills in the background. In the right foreground is a party of soldiers. Two soldiers stand near a large wooden crate, placed in the centre foreground, which is...

  • Siwa Oasis: the Town of Siwa

    Siwa Oasis: the Town of Siwa

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2066

    image: a desert scene with a lone man walking in the foreground and buildings of Siwa in the background. The buildings mainly consist of mud huts, baked orange in the sun, which are placed closely together.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fortresses taking off from Massicault, North Africa

    Fortresses taking off from Massicault, North Africa

    (art) Made by: Lee, L S 1943-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3981

    image: A runway in the desert surrounded by barbed wire. Two Flying Fortresses are preparing to take off. In the distance others can be seen already in the sky.

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