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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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

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