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  • A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3422

    image: a head and shoulders depiction of a British infantry sniper in training in Wales. The sniper is shown wearing camouflaged kit and black face paint, aiming his rifle at a distant target.

  • Modern Training

    Modern Training

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3442

    image: British soldiers holding rifles, running through clouds of smoke in a field , as part of a military training exercise.

  • HMS Brecon escorting an Aircraft-carrier from Algiers

    HMS Brecon escorting an Aircraft-carrier from Algiers

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4883

    image: a view looking back towards a ship painted with dazzle patterns, sailing ahead of the aircraft carrier on the horizon. In the foreground a sailor can be seen raising the Scottish flag.

  • Training at a Battle School, Llanberis, North Wales : practising attack and concealment

    Training at a Battle School, Llanberis, North Wales : practising attack and concealment

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3432

    image: three British soldiers wearing camouflage lie on their stomachs with their rifles amongst some gorse bushes.

  • Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3831

    image: a night scene at sea: two motor gun boats fire towards a third boat in the distance. The swell from the MGBs fills the foreground while the shots create an arch of light in the darkness.

  • 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...

  • Training at a Battle School, Llanberis, North Wales

    Training at a Battle School, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3420

    image: a view looking down on British Army training exercises in the lake in Llanberis. There are two rowing boats full of soldiers in the water, surrounded by explosions and clouds of smoke. Rows of soldiers are also lying on the bank, pointing their...

  • Look-out

    Look-out

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 5859

    image: on deck on a destroyer. A view of a bare-chested sailor in an anti-aircraft gun emplacement, looking out to sea with binoculars. An officer stands to his left looking over the side of the boat. There is a convoy of similar ships sailing up ahead.

  • Motor Gun-boats in Action

    Motor Gun-boats in Action

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3829

    image: A night scene with two motor gun-boats ploughing through the sea, trailing a path of white wash behind. Their guns are firing from their starboard sides, and their ammunition can be seen flying towards their target, a ship in the distance. The...

  • The School of Field-craft Training, Llanberis, North Wales : soldiers practising the 'Ghost Walk'

    The School of Field-craft Training, Llanberis, North Wales : soldiers practising the 'Ghost Walk'

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3431

    image: in the foreground blind-folded soldiers are wandering around with theirs arms outspread, bumping into each other. One soldier kneels with a branch to trip some of the other soldiers. A row of soldiers with rifles are marching across the background.

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