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  • Subedar Lalbahadur Thapa, VC : 4th Indian Division

    Subedar Lalbahadur Thapa, VC : 4th Indian Division

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3176

    image: An officer is seated on a chair in a tent in the desert. Three other officers are sat at his feet listening intently to what he is instructing them to do.

  • Corporal Guise DCM, Rifle Brigade

    Corporal Guise DCM, Rifle Brigade

    (art) Made by: Elwes, Simon 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2787

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Guise, who has turned to his left to face the viewer. He wears a desert issue shirt, with the ribbon of his Distinguished Conduct Medal visible on his chest.

  • Sergeant B Montague MM : One of the 'Desert Rats' (7th Armoured Division)

    Sergeant B Montague MM : One of the 'Desert Rats' (7th Armoured Division)

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3465

    image: a three-quarter length portrait of Sergeant B Montague, wearing desert uniform, shown seated, looking up towards the artist.

  • Men of the 5th South African Reconnaissance Regiment; Firing their captured 37 mm Breda gun at enemy vehicles which are throwing
a mirage reflection

    Men of the 5th South African Reconnaissance Regiment; Firing their captured 37 mm Breda gun at enemy vehicles which are throwing a mirage reflection

    (art) Made by: Gregson, A A 1944-01-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4596

    image: Two South African soldiers sit in a jeep in the desert. One is aiming a Breda machine gun. A third soldier is standing up, watching the horizon through binoculars.

  • With the Desert Column to Tripoli

    With the Desert Column to Tripoli

    (art) Made by: Chaddock, Jack 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3401

    image: A battle scene in the desert. In the foreground there are trucks full of British soldiers driving past. Behind them there are soldiers firing field guns, explosions and clouds of smoke.

  • Guns of The 11th Field Regiment In Action With Robcol, Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein July 1942

    Guns of The 11th Field Regiment In Action With Robcol, Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein July 1942

    (art) Made by: Mount, Cyril 1992

    Art.IWM ART 17111

    image: British field artillery firing on German tanks in the desert. In the distance there are columns of smoke filling the sky. On the left one man is attending to a wounded soldier who lies on the ground. The foreground is filled with bags, shell cases...

  • A 7.2 Gun Emplacement in the Hills

    A 7.2 Gun Emplacement in the Hills

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5028

    image: In the foreground two British soldiers sit near some ammunition. Behind them a howitzer points away from the viewer towards some yellow mountains in the background. A single soldier leans over some sandbags behind the gun.

  • Cesena : the barrack-room of a Basuto Pioneer Company under winter conditions

    Cesena : the barrack-room of a Basuto Pioneer Company under winter conditions

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 4961

    image: a view along a narrow barrack room with a curved ceiling and high, patched windows. Groups of soldiers gather around two large stoves. Packs and rifles lie on the floor along the walls of the rooms.

  • Gerbini, Sicily

    Gerbini, Sicily

    (art) Made by: Eadie, Ian G M 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3696

    image: A view of a field on a hill scattered with bare bushes and trees. At the top of the hill there is a ruined building. Lower down the hill are two tanks. One is upright, the other is lying on its side rusting, with broken treads trailing in the...

  • A Section of 4.5 Medium Guns : near Reigel Ridge, Cyrenaica, May 1942

    A Section of 4.5 Medium Guns : near Reigel Ridge, Cyrenaica, May 1942

    (art) Made by: Gregson, A A

    Art.IWM ART LD 4597

    image: A desert scene showing a group of soldiers preparing to fire an artillery gun with a second gun in the background firing to the left.

  • Forward Patrols in the Outskirts of Giarre, Sicily, August 11th 1943

    Forward Patrols in the Outskirts of Giarre, Sicily, August 11th 1943

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3391

    image: view of a street with three British soldiers of a forward patrol carefully surveying the scene. One of the men, armed with a tripod-mounted machine gun, lies on the pavement facing left with his machine gun to provide covering fire. One man armed...

  • Prisoners beside the Road near Homs

    Prisoners beside the Road near Homs

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2933

    image: A British soldier guarding a group of German Prisoners of War. The prisoners sit in a group under a bank, one is wounded with is head bandaged and his arm in a sling. A second British soldier 'digs-in' on the rise above.

  • Cameron Highlanders Storming the Heights of Jebel Ramauna at the Wadi Akarit

    Cameron Highlanders Storming the Heights of Jebel Ramauna at the Wadi Akarit

    (art) Made by: Chaddock, Jack 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3404

    image: A view of several explosions on a hillside. Clouds of smoke fill the sky. Around of the base of the hill and in the foreground Allied soldiers can be seen moving, aiming and firing uphill. Several German soldiers can be seen emerging from the...

  • A Bofors Gun in the Desert

    A Bofors Gun in the Desert

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2714

    image: A gun emplacement in the desert, surrounded by sandbags. Soldiers are standing and relaxing around it; one of them is brewing up on a small fire.

  • Basuto Pioneers

    Basuto Pioneers

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 6332

    image: A sketch of several Basuto Pioneers wearing winter clothing over their uniform. They stand and sit amongst boxes and the equipment of a field kitchen.

  • The Battle of Egypt, 1942: New Zealand Infantry preparing for an Attack at Ruweisat Ridge

    The Battle of Egypt, 1942: New Zealand Infantry preparing for an Attack at Ruweisat Ridge

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2720

    image: View from inside a tent strewn with gear, looking out to a desert landscape with tanks and soldiers preparing for battle

  • Study for Cesena: the Barrack Room of a Basuto Pioneer Company Under Winter Conditions

    Study for Cesena: the Barrack Room of a Basuto Pioneer Company Under Winter Conditions

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 6354 a

    image: A sketch of the right half of an interior of a barrack-room, with a Basuto Pioneer sitting in the immediate foreground.

  • Soldiers

    Soldiers

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 6354

    image: A sketch of a group of soldiers sitting and standing in a line. Some of them could be Basuto Pioneers, as they are wearing slouch hats. Below the main sketch is another smaller drawing of a group of soldiers wearing fatigue caps standing by a tree.