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  • 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.

  • A Bren Gun Post on the Coast

    A Bren Gun Post on the Coast

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1096

    image: A Bren gun outpost overlooking the coast with a soldier on the lookout inside. Three ATS personnel are in conversation outside.

  • Light Anti-aircraft Defences : a quadruple Lewis Gun

    Light Anti-aircraft Defences : a quadruple Lewis Gun

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1110

    image: A quadruple Lewis gun on an anti-aircraft outpost on a clifftop. Six men are stationed at the outpost and are observing the sky using binoculars. On the right, the land cuts away down to the sea and harbour.

  • Study for 'Gun Emplacement'

    Study for 'Gun Emplacement'

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7249

    image: a view looking down upon a coastal gun emplacement surrounded by sandbags. One soldier attends to the gun while two others sit, bare-chested, on the sandbags. Upper right, the artist has made some small sketch details of the scene.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3831

    image: a night scene at sea: two motor gun boats fire towards a third boat in the distance. The swell from the MGBs fills the foreground while the shots create an arch of light in the darkness.

  • The Gun

    The Gun

    (art) Made by: Freedman, Barnett 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 391

    image: An enormous gun emplacement on the coast overlooking the sea. The gun and the large curved turret that it is housed in, are both camouflaged and the gun barrel faces out to sea. Several soldiers man the gun itself. In the lower foreground other...

  • Motor Gun-boats in Action

    Motor Gun-boats in Action

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3829

    image: A night scene with two motor gun-boats ploughing through the sea, trailing a path of white wash behind. Their guns are firing from their starboard sides, and their ammunition can be seen flying towards their target, a ship in the distance. The...