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  • West Country Manoeuvres: We Are Held Up by Ferocious Home Guards

    West Country Manoeuvres: We Are Held Up by Ferocious Home Guards

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1493

    image: A group of soldiers in a country lane at night, a full moon in the sky. The soldiers are being held at gunpoint by a contingent of the Home Guard, one of whom is searching a large soldier standing to the right of the composition with his trousers...

  • Gunners of the 54th AA Regt, RA, (TA) waiting to move off from their Drill Hall, Putney on Mobilisation, August 1939

    Gunners of the 54th AA Regt, RA, (TA) waiting to move off from their Drill Hall, Putney on Mobilisation, August 1939

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1939

    Art.IWM ART LD 345

    image: A line of British soldiers sleeping seated on a bench and on the floor. The barrel of a gun is visible on the right hand side of the picture. Just below a soldier is packing his kit bag.

  • The Guard in a Block House (two soldiers)

    The Guard in a Block House (two soldiers)

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 115

    image: One soldier stands to attention, the other lies on a palette against the embrasure, through which can be seen the countryside. In front of the embrasure there is a theodolite on a tripod. There are rifles stacked against the wall.

  • Rifle Drill

    Rifle Drill

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 343

    image:A tented encapment. In the foreground there is a soldier in a vest and braces standing outside a tent, with three buckets on the floor. Inside the tent there is a man writing at a desk. In the background is a group of soldiers at drill.

  • Sunday Afternoon at Dartford Camp in the Early Days of the War

    Sunday Afternoon at Dartford Camp in the Early Days of the War

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 1548

    image: A fenced off clearing in a park with sandbags piled up around the area. In the foreground there is a sentry with a rifle. Soldiers stand at the fence talking to civilians. Next to them is a pram. Inside the fence a soldier stretched out on the...

  • Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: Troops Marching to the Station

    Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: Troops Marching to the Station

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 1820

    image: A line of troops march through some dockyard buildings while being watched by some dock workers to their left. Behind the workers there is a gun mounted on a truck which is manned by two soldiers. On the other side of the picture there are some...

  • Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: The March from the Docks

    Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: The March from the Docks

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 1819

    image: A line of troops march through some dockyard buildings while being watched by some dock workers to their left. Behind the workers there is a gun mounted on a truck which is manned by two soldiers. On the other side of the picture there are some...

  • West Country Manoeuvres: The Camp Fatigue

    West Country Manoeuvres: The Camp Fatigue

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1490

    image: In the foreground there is a soldier collecting litter with a spike. Behind him there are two other men cleaning the floor. In the background the head and shoulders of a man washing himself are visible from behind a curtain. To the right of the...

  • The Guard in a Block House (three soldiers)

    The Guard in a Block House (three soldiers)

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 114

    image: Three soldiers are in a bare blockhouse. Two are seated, the other, wearing a steel helmet, lounges against the wall in foreground right. Two rifles are leant against the wall.

  • On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth : six inch gun emplacement

    On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth : six inch gun emplacement

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1267

    image: Two soldiers are seen climbing out of a system of trenches towards a gun which is shown above them, pointing out, over the edge of the island. Down in the trenches two other figures are just visible. In the foreground is a covered machine gun...

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: The Commandant Lets Off One Of His Crackers

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: The Commandant Lets Off One Of His Crackers

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1886

    image: In the foreground we see the side of a shed and four uniformed men hiding behind it. To the left of this is an open area in the centre of which is a smoking cracker on the floor. Men run away from it in all directions.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Advance on the First Objective

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Advance on the First Objective

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1887

    image: A group of Home Guards moving through parkland towards a large house. The men at the front, near the house, are lying on the ground while the others appear to be running.

  • 3 Inch Mortar Section

    3 Inch Mortar Section

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1604

    image: In the centre of the image a group of soldiers are seen standing on a bank firing a mortar gun. They are being watched by a group of three officers standing to the right. In front of them is a soldier reviewing their target through binoculars.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Storming an Enemy Post

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Storming an Enemy Post

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1891

    image: A country lane with a group of home guards rushing along. They are turning a corner, through a gate next to a small low building. There is one man, further down the lane, lagging behind.

  • Life with the BEF, 1940

    Life with the BEF, 1940

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 135k

    image: A full length portrait of a uniformed soldier walking away from the artist, holding stick or a rifle. In the upper left corner there is also a detail, possibly of a hand holding a bayonet.

  • A Partisans' Post on a Dyke Wall

    A Partisans' Post on a Dyke Wall

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 5033

    image: Two uniformed Italian partisans are keeping watch in a trench at the top of the dyke. Behind them another man is lying on his back in the grass on the slope. To the left two other partisans are crouching on the road cleaning a gun.

  • Brigade HQ

    Brigade HQ

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 118

    image: a sentry stands in the foreground right in front of his guard post. He stands by the wrought iron gates of a fine country house which can be seen behind.

  • Drill on the Parade of a South Coast Town, 1941

    Drill on the Parade of a South Coast Town, 1941

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 5971

    image: A view down a quay-side parade with houses facing the sea on the left. In the foreground there are two female civilians next to an ornamental fountain, watching proceedings with their backs to the viewer. In the background there are several groups...

  • 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.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Enemy HQ Taken at the Point of the Bayonet

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Enemy HQ Taken at the Point of the Bayonet

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1892

    image: A group of home guards are seen rushing down a country lane and turning to the right through a gate next to a house. There is one soldier lagging behind further down the lane.

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