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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...

  • Tapping

    Tapping

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined)

    Art.IWM ART LD 5569

    image: A side-on view of a female munitions worker sitting at a machine making 2-pounder pom-pom gun shell cases. In the bottom right is a depiction of a pom-pom gun mounted onboard a ship manned by three sailors, who are looking skywards.

  • An AA Site (Rockets)

    An AA Site (Rockets)

    (art) Made by: Casson, Bernard

    Art.IWM ART LD 2653

    image: a view through a corrugated iron arch, looking out on an anti-aircraft battery at night. In the centre of the site two men stand on the roof of a hut next to an aerial, keeping watch. They are surrounded by anti aircraft guns pointing up at the...

  • Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2845

    image: a view of a busy Trafalgar Square in London with a Lancaster bomber on display as a huge crowd gathers to mark 'Wings for Victory Week'. The view faces the front of the National Gallery in the background, which has numerous flags of...

  • 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.

  • Women's Home Defence - Join Now!

    Women's Home Defence - Join Now!

    (posters)

    Art.IWM PST 8956

    whole: the Women's Home Defence badge is positioned centrally with black text above and below. All is set against a plain white background. image: a shield shaped badge with a yellow border and crimson centre. Within the centre are crossed rifles...

  • 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.

  • 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...

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