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  • Arm Him

    Arm Him

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 3378

    whole: the image is positioned lower right, with text, in black, placed in the top left. A large black arrow below the text and to the left points down towards the image. All is set against a plain white background. image: a British soldier, standing...

  • Bomb Store

    Bomb Store

    (art) Made by: Bomberg, David 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16293

    image: An underground bomb store showing bomb-racks and a cave-like interior. The scene is painted using bold, abstract brushstrokes, in earthy tones of brown, yellow, green and grey.

  • Manufacture of Small Arms : Barrel testing (inside)

    Manufacture of Small Arms : Barrel testing (inside)

    (art) Made by: Dodd, Francis 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 108

    image: In the foreground there is a man in a white coat sitting at a workbench working with a lathe. Behind him are five men working in a row. Two are looking downwards and working with hammers. The other three are examining gun barrels by holding them...

  • Manufacture of Small-Arms : The forge

    Manufacture of Small-Arms : The forge

    (art) Made by: Dodd, Francis 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 106

    image: Two workers holding large tongs. One is leaning forward putting something into the forge which is out of sight. The men's faces are illuminated by the light thrown out from the fire in the forge.

  • The Anti-robot Gun Belt on the Romney Marshes

    The Anti-robot Gun Belt on the Romney Marshes

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4405

    image: A flat landscape with anti-aircraft guns positioned over the fields. In the corner is a small group of military tents.

  • AA Guns as Coastal Defence

    AA Guns as Coastal Defence

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3931

    image: This appears to be two drawings, one above the other, showing lines of soldiers manning field guns on the edge of costal cliffs.

  • The Gun Belt : Anti-robot defences

    The Gun Belt : Anti-robot defences

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4406

    image: Several anti-aircraft guns in a field on the coast, aimed out to sea.

  • Patrol-Training in a Peaceful Village, 1941

    Patrol-Training in a Peaceful Village, 1941

    (art) Made by: Paterson, G W Lennox 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 5757

    image: A group of British soldiers, wearing uniform and carrying rifles, on patrol in a village. A house with a vine growing on the wall is visible on the left and there are trees in the background.

  • Forging a Big Gun, Sheffield, 1941

    Forging a Big Gun, Sheffield, 1941

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 961

    image: a view inside the forge, showing groups of workers watching a large red-hot mould for the barrel of a big gun, suspended with ropes and pulleys from the forge ceiling. Similar activity is going on in the background. The room is filled with clouds...

  • Machine-Milling Gun Parts, 1943

    Machine-Milling Gun Parts, 1943

    (art) Made by: Keeling, Pegaret 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3034

    image: a worker wearing overalls and spectacles leans forward as he operates a milling machine.

  • Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2845

    image: a view of a busy Trafalgar Square in London with a Lancaster bomber on display as a huge crowd gathers to mark 'Wings for Victory Week'. The view faces the front of the National Gallery in the background, which has numerous flags of...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3525

    image: A covered gun emplacement looking out over water with a figure standing behind.

  • Women's Home Defence - Join Now!

    Women's Home Defence - Join Now!

    (posters)

    Art.IWM PST 8956

    whole: the Women's Home Defence badge is positioned centrally with black text above and below. All is set against a plain white background. image: a shield shaped badge with a yellow border and crimson centre. Within the centre are crossed rifles...

  • Back Them Up!

    Back Them Up!

    (posters) Made by: F A A (Undefined) 1940

    Art.IWM PST 14874

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is separate and placed in the lower quarter, in blue. All set against a yellow background. image: a depiction of a British warship at sea firing her guns. Two more warships are visible...

  • Into Action

    Into Action

    (posters) Made by: Jobson (Undefined) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14882

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title and text are separate and placed in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a yellow background. image: a depiction of a RAF De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft dropping bombs...

  • Members of a Home Guard Ack-Ack Gun Team, September 1943

    Members of a Home Guard Ack-Ack Gun Team, September 1943

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6109

    image: two Home Guard Anti-Aircraft gunners load an anti-aircraft gun during an air raid at night.

  • Manufacture of Small-Arms : Barrel-testing (inside)

    Manufacture of Small-Arms : Barrel-testing (inside)

    (art) Made by: Dodd, Francis 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 109

    image: five men stand at work in a row. Two are looking downwards and working with hammers. The other three are examining gun barrels by holding them up to their eyes like telescopes.

  • Anti-robot Defences on the South Coast : Light AA guns

    Anti-robot Defences on the South Coast : Light AA guns

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4409

    image: A cliff-top with a row of manned anti-aircraft guns, aimed out to sea. One of the guns is firing into the sky. A large cloud of smoke is billowing up from the sea. On cliff, behind the guns are several military tents.

  • Anti-robot Defences on a South Coast Dairy Farm

    Anti-robot Defences on a South Coast Dairy Farm

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4407

    image: A view across a field containing three manned field guns firing into the air, surrounded by grazing cows.

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