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  • Soldiers and a Cannon

    Soldiers and a Cannon

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 6474

    image: a French artillery team manoeuvre a heavy gun into a prepared position. Two men to the left adjust the elevation of the gun's barrel, whilst men at either end of the gun manoeuvre it with large rods. The position is well sandbagged and there...

  • Gun Preparation

    Gun Preparation

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien

    Art.IWM ART 15596

    image: a view of a heavy howitzer mounted on a purpose built railway carriage. French gunners busy themselves on the gun platform, whilst others carry equipment, including two men lifting a large narrow box, possibly containing shells. Smoke rises from...

  • The Guns

    The Guns

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien

    Art.IWM ART 15595

    image: a side on view of a huge heavy artillery gun mounted on a railway carriage. The French gun team are busy making adjustments to the barrel's elevation, whilst other French soldiers stand before the railway track. In the background another...

  • France Toujours! France Quand Même!

    France Toujours! France Quand Même!

    (art) Made by: Fraipont, Gustave (Undefined)

    Art.IWM BUTE 321

    image: a long line of French troops spirals around a tall column, ranging from the warriors of early history and medieval times at the top to the modern French Army of the First World War at the bottom. At the very foot of the column is a gathering of...

  • Dans la tranchée - "L'accalmie" [In the trenches - "The Lull"]

    Dans la tranchée - "L'accalmie" [In the trenches - "The Lull"]

    (art) Made by: Lobel-Riche, Almery 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 376

    image: six French 'poilu' stand and sit in a front line trench on the Western Front during a lull in the fighting. In the parapet of the trench are two rifles mounted in metal breeches to protect the rifleman from enemy fire. The trench is...

  • Batterie de "75" Devant Soissons

    Batterie de "75" Devant Soissons

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 435

    image: a battery of French 75mm field guns in action on the flat open ground near Soissons in the Aisne region. Three 75s are arranged in a line, each placed next to a wheeled limber and manned by a team of French gunners. The French 75 was the workhorse...

  • Un "155" Long dans L'Argonne

    Un "155" Long dans L'Argonne

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 440

    image: a French artillery gun team fire a large 155mm gun from a carefully constructed emplacement in the Forest of Argonne in north-eastern France. The men quickly move away from the gun, shielding their ears against the huge noise. Artillery was the...

  • Attaque de Nuit, Champagne, Sept 1915

    Attaque de Nuit, Champagne, Sept 1915

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 437

    image: French infantry man a thoroughly constructed trench during a night attack by German infantry in the Champagne sector in September 1915. The French troops fire machine guns and rifles through purpose-buillt breeches in the parapet, which is topped...

  • Honneur au 75 [In Honour of the '75']

    Honneur au 75 [In Honour of the '75']

    (art) Made by: Bernard, Edouard 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 309

    image: the figure of Marianne, emblem of the French Republic, stands in front of a French 75mm field gun, the workhorse of the French artillery and symbol of the nation's martial strength. In the background and more lightly rendered is a galloping...

  • La Voix du Canon [The Voice of the Canon]

    La Voix du Canon [The Voice of the Canon]

    (art) Made by: Icart, Louis

    Art.IWM BUTE 340

    image: a colour tinted drypoint etching depicting an enraged, nude Marianne-style figure hurtling out of the barrel of a field gun in a cloud of smoke. Her black hair billows wildly behind her and she flies head first towards the enemy, her arms...