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  • Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Tank Fascines; the 'Snake' Ronson flame-throwers

    Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Tank Fascines; the 'Snake' Ronson flame-throwers

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2899

    image: a large landscape scene of military exercises on Dunwich Common. On the far left soldiers are seen constructing tank fascines and defences. Churchill tanks are in the centre of the composition with four tanks in the middle distance, one of which...

  • Was Will Spartakus? [What Does Spartakus Want?]

    Was Will Spartakus? [What Does Spartakus Want?]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 7849

    Whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is partially integrated and positioned in the upper fifth, in white. The text is partially integrated and positioned in the centre right, in black, and in the lower right, in white. All set against a...

  • Le Martyr de St Sébastien

    Le Martyr de St Sébastien

    (art) Made by: Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri 1914

    Art.IWM ART 15357

    image: four soldiers standing to the left shoot at an unarmed man standing beside a wall to the right.

  • A Street in Arras

    A Street in Arras

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1607

    Image: Scottish infantrymen resting against the exterior wall of a shell-damaged building. The composition is divided between the view into the coach house, and the scene in the street. The hole blasted into the wall shows the remains of a carriage lying...

  • Life in the Trenches: Sketch B

    Life in the Trenches: Sketch B

    (art) Made by: Jones, David 1936

    Art.IWM ART 15123

    Image: Three British infantrymen stand and sit in a deep front line trench. The trench is thoroughly constructed, with duckboards along it and sandbags on the parapet. A few shattered tree stumps and barbed wire are visible on a small section of No Man...

  • Back Them Up!

    Back Them Up!

    (posters) Made by: Cuneo, Terence Tenison (Undefined) 1940

    Art.IWM PST 14872

    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 five British soldiers operating an artillery gun that points out to sea...

  • An Advanced Post, Day

    An Advanced Post, Day

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1157

    image: Three British soldiers shelter under a corrugated iron roof in an advanced post. Another soldier sits in the immediate foreground on sentry duty, looking towards one of the stacked rifles on the left, which has a small mirror mounted on the...

  • Charge of the 2nd Lancers at El Afuli : in the Valley of Armageddon, 5 am, Friday 20th September 1918

    Charge of the 2nd Lancers at El Afuli : in the Valley of Armageddon, 5 am, Friday 20th September 1918

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2501

    image: A line of Indian lancers charge at Turkish infantry across a valley, with high ground visible in the background. In the foreground two Turkish infantrymen lie on the ground as they are speared by two Indian lancers.

  • Anti-aircraft Gun in the QE2 Shopping Parade, May 20 1982

    Anti-aircraft Gun in the QE2 Shopping Parade, May 20 1982

    (art) Made by: Kitson, Linda 1982

    Art.IWM ART 15530 20

    Image: An anti-aircraft gun manned by four men, who appear to be wearing shorts, outside the Perfumery Boutique on the shopping parade of the QE2.

  • Marching Men, 1916

    Marching Men, 1916

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1916

    Art.IWM ART 5218

    image: a view of a column of French infantry marching swiftly. They are distinctive in their red trousers, blue tunics and peaked kepis.

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