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  • British Snipers on the Island of Ubbea near Khakio : 10th Infantry Brigade

    British Snipers on the Island of Ubbea near Khakio : 10th Infantry Brigade

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5040

    image: In the foreground three carefully camouflaged British snipers wearing camouflaged smocks have positioned themselves amongst the rocks and vegetation of a hill side. They appear to be overlooking a road that winds through hilly coastal country. The...

  • 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...

  • King's African Rifles in Camp

    King's African Rifles in Camp

    (art) Made by: Obath, G

    Art.IWM ART LD 2748

    image: a military camp in Uganda, with two groups of infantrymen of the King's African Rifles being marched in formation. The group in the foreground is marshalled by a native NCO, the other group to the left is supervised by a white officer. The...

  • 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.

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3525

    image: A covered gun emplacement looking out over water with a figure standing behind.

  • Arakan Campaign: Battle of Donbaik. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on the beaches, 18th February 1943

    Arakan Campaign: Battle of Donbaik. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on the beaches, 18th February 1943

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3682

    image: a desolate beach scene with two dead British infantrymen lying in the foreground. A helmet, rifle and other equipment lie discarded in the sand near the soldiers, and there are a few other bodies in the background. Scorched trees and vegetation...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Ronson Flame-throwers

    Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Ronson Flame-throwers

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2900

    image: a line of motorised Ronson flame throwers moving along a track in the wood.

  • 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...

  • Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Man-pack Flame-thrower

    Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Man-pack Flame-thrower

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2892

    image: a soldier stands in the foreground wearing a flame thrower. The image is cropped in such a way as to obscure his face. Behind him two other soldiers also wearing flame throwers stand facing each other. In the background there are tanks travelling...

  • Baghdad: Kurdish Levies; on the left a man in ceremonial dress, and by him an Orderly Sergeant

    Baghdad: Kurdish Levies; on the left a man in ceremonial dress, and by him an Orderly Sergeant

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4118

    image: in the foreground two soldiers stand side by side: on the left a man in ceremonial dress, and next to him an Orderly Sergeant. They are standing in a barrack room with several other Kurdish levies in the background.

  • A Bofors Gun, Algiers

    A Bofors Gun, Algiers

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2964

    image: a manned Bofors gun in an emplacement at the mouth of the port of Algiers. Across the water the city is visible in the background, rising up the hill.

  • Sergeant J P Kenneally, VC : 1 Battalion, Irish Guards

    Sergeant J P Kenneally, VC : 1 Battalion, Irish Guards

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3395

    image: a half-length, seated portrait of Sergeant J P Kenneally, holding a rifle and wearing a tin helmet.

  • Burma - 14th Army: The Battle of the Sittang Bend. Men of the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment Making an Armed
Patrol

    Burma - 14th Army: The Battle of the Sittang Bend. Men of the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment Making an Armed Patrol

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5617

    image: Five soldiers wading through a flooded paddy field

  • Baghdad: Kurdish Levies in a Barrack Room

    Baghdad: Kurdish Levies in a Barrack Room

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4117

    image: Kurdish levies in desert fatigues standing and sitting around the edge of a barrack room with a row of guns in a stand in the centre. In the foreground one man stands with his rifle pointing up towards the ceiling, looking at his finger on the...

  • 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...

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