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  • Arm Him

    Arm Him

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 3378

    whole: the image is positioned lower right, with text, in black, placed in the top left. A large black arrow below the text and to the left points down towards the image. All is set against a plain white background. image: a British soldier, standing...

  • 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...

  • Cameron Highlanders Storming the Heights of Jebel Ramauna at the Wadi Akarit

    Cameron Highlanders Storming the Heights of Jebel Ramauna at the Wadi Akarit

    (art) Made by: Chaddock, Jack 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3404

    image: A view of several explosions on a hillside. Clouds of smoke fill the sky. Around of the base of the hill and in the foreground Allied soldiers can be seen moving, aiming and firing uphill. Several German soldiers can be seen emerging from the...

  • With the Desert Column to Tripoli

    With the Desert Column to Tripoli

    (art) Made by: Chaddock, Jack 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3401

    image: A battle scene in the desert. In the foreground there are trucks full of British soldiers driving past. Behind them there are soldiers firing field guns, explosions and clouds of smoke.

  • A Mountain Battery : lifting the cradle up the hill

    A Mountain Battery : lifting the cradle up the hill

    (art) Made by: Luard, Lowes Dalbiac

    Art.IWM ART LD 4228

    image: A view looking down on a group of British soldiers attempting to pull a supply of shells up a mountain, along a path through the rocks. Two soldiers at the top of the mountain strain to pull the rope attached to the cradle, while five other...

  • 'Z' Rocket AA Battery in Action, 1941

    'Z' Rocket AA Battery in Action, 1941

    (art) Made by: Macleod, William Douglas

    Art.IWM ART LD 1649

    image: numerous manned Z-rocket launchers are positioned over a flat landscape, all firing upward. Trails from the projectiles and the beams of the launchers searchlights illuminate the night sky.

  • A Gun Park

    A Gun Park

    (art) Made by: Marsden, Charles George 1941-09-07

    Art.IWM ART LD 3092

    image: Two tents pitched beside a row of three field guns, positioned under some trees.

  • A Section of 4.5 Medium Guns : near Reigel Ridge, Cyrenaica, May 1942

    A Section of 4.5 Medium Guns : near Reigel Ridge, Cyrenaica, May 1942

    (art) Made by: Gregson, A A

    Art.IWM ART LD 4597

    image: A desert scene showing a group of soldiers preparing to fire an artillery gun with a second gun in the background firing to the left.

  • Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1218

    image: an observation post on the coast dotted with inquisitive seagulls. A group of men, including NCOs of the Royal Artillery and a Royal Navy officer, man the outpost, leaning on sandbags. On the left, the land descends to reveal Dover promenade in...

  • Men of the 5th South African Reconnaissance Regiment; Firing their captured 37 mm Breda gun at enemy vehicles which are throwing
a mirage reflection

    Men of the 5th South African Reconnaissance Regiment; Firing their captured 37 mm Breda gun at enemy vehicles which are throwing a mirage reflection

    (art) Made by: Gregson, A A 1944-01-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4596

    image: Two South African soldiers sit in a jeep in the desert. One is aiming a Breda machine gun. A third soldier is standing up, watching the horizon through binoculars.

  • Members of the 5th Commando on the Anglo-Chinese Frontier near Hong Kong

    Members of the 5th Commando on the Anglo-Chinese Frontier near Hong Kong

    (art) Made by: Morris, James

    Art.IWM ART LD 5821

    image: Four British soldiers gather around a machine gun outside a tent.

  • 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.

  • Patrol-Training in a Peaceful Village, 1941

    Patrol-Training in a Peaceful Village, 1941

    (art) Made by: Paterson, G W Lennox 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 5757

    image: A group of British soldiers, wearing uniform and carrying rifles, on patrol in a village. A house with a vine growing on the wall is visible on the left and there are trees in the background.

  • On the Range

    On the Range

    (art) Made by: Yates, Harold W 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 1964

    image: a group of soldiers stand in a field wearing greatcoats with the collars pulled up over their faces, surrounded by rifles . They are watching the shots of two other soldiers who lie on the ground in front of them, aiming their rifles out of the...

  • Harbour Defences

    Harbour Defences

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1219

    image: a harbour with two lighthouses positioned on the ends of the two walls that mark the entrance. A coastal defence gun protrudes from the right and soldiers stand at their outpost, another large gun positioned before the foremost lighthouse. The...

  • A German Railway Gun captured at Le Havre, 1944

    A German Railway Gun captured at Le Havre, 1944

    (art) Made by: Russell, C A 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 5560

    image: a German Railway gun covered with camouflage netting.

  • An AA Battery in Holland : January 1945

    An AA Battery in Holland : January 1945

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay 1945-01-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4918

    image: soldiers drag logs along a track to build a barricade around an anti-aircraft gun. There are two other similar guns in the background.

  • Defence by a Bofors Gun-crew Of Nijmegen Bridge from Water-borne Attack on the River Wall

    Defence by a Bofors Gun-crew Of Nijmegen Bridge from Water-borne Attack on the River Wall

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay

    Art.IWM ART LD 4915

    image: a manned Bofors gun emplacement looking down on the railway bridge winding around the corner below.

  • 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...

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