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  • Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

    Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

    (posters) Made by: Distling, E (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 6455

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in white, set against a black background. image: a battlefield scene, with a British tank under attack from German...

  • "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    (art) Made by: Vallotton, Félix Edouard 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6486 3

    image: two soldiers, one wearing a German pickelhaube, grapple with each other, both holding knives above their heads. They are rendered largely in black against a black background, only outlined in small white details. This is contrasted with the head...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (7)

    image: the scene of a battle showing a British infantryman wearing a gas mask, poised to bayonet a German soldier emerging from a trench on the left of the composition. The German is unarmed and has his back to his assailant. Death, personified as a...

  • The First Field Dressing

    The First Field Dressing

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3634

    image: a British soldier dresses a wound on his left leg just above the ankle. He sits on the ground with a dead or wounded German infantryman beside him, along with a gas mask, a stick grenade, a knapsack, a water bottle and the package of his field...

  • Interrogation


    (art) Made by: Dodd, Francis 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2234

    image: A German prisoner-of-war is being interrogated by two British officers. One of the officers is seated at a table scattered with the prisoner's papers, while the other rests his arm on the table edge leaning towards the prisoner, who stands...

  • Les Atrocités Allemandes (31) [German Artocities - 31]

    Les Atrocités Allemandes (31) [German Artocities - 31]

    (art) Made by: Domergue, Jean-Gabriel 1915-04

    Art.IWM BUTE 229

    image: In the centre of the composition, a German soldier, shown in profile facing left, shoots an unarmed and wounded civilian. The German, in regulation dress, complete with pickelhaube and a rolled blanket tied around his torso from the right...

  • Leur Bouclier [Their Shield]

    Leur Bouclier [Their Shield]

    (art) Made by: Cappiello, Leonetto 1914

    Art.IWM BUTE 312

    image: a group of German infantrymen use a nude French woman as a human shield, firing their rifles at opposing troops whilst standing behind and beside her as they advance. The German soldiers are dark, faceless and wear their distinctive pickelhaubes,...

  • Debout les Morts!... (8 Avril 1915)

    Debout les Morts!... (8 Avril 1915)

    (art) Made by: Jonas, Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 352

    image: a bare-headed French 'poilu' urges a group of his comrades to attack a group of German infantrymen and die heroically. Alongside him are four fellow French infantrymen, one of whom is wounded, along with a few dead or dying comrades. The...

  • "Debout, les Morts!"

    "Debout, les Morts!"

    (art) Made by: Simont Guillen, Jose (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 432

    image: a monochrome lithographic print of a painting depicting trench fighting between French and German infantry. A group of French infantry slowly fight their way along a German trench, led by a man standing and in the process of throwing a grenade,...

  • Attaque de Nuit, Champagne, Sept 1915

    Attaque de Nuit, Champagne, Sept 1915

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 437

    image: French infantry man a thoroughly constructed trench during a night attack by German infantry in the Champagne sector in September 1915. The French troops fire machine guns and rifles through purpose-buillt breeches in the parapet, which is topped...