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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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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