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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Troops Newly Embarked on an LCI in the Evening

    Troops Newly Embarked on an LCI in the Evening

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1944-06-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4438

    image: view of the deck of a landing craft busy with the bustling of British soldiers. Men stand and sit around, a man in the foreground approaching the doorway of a stairwell down below deck. An Oerlikon gun, the two barrels pointing skywards, is...

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Normandy June 1944: Naval Control Post on the Beaches

    Normandy June 1944: Naval Control Post on the Beaches

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4392

    image: An embankment above a beach covered with barbed wire and guns hung with tarpaulins. The sea is filled with ships and boats of various kinds. A group of soldiers is walking up off the beach, while two men are looking out to sea. One is holding a...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

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