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  • HMS Hecla Sinking off the West Coast of Morocco : 11th November 1942

    HMS Hecla Sinking off the West Coast of Morocco : 11th November 1942

    (art) Made by: McWilliams, Herbert Hastings 1942-11-11

    Art.IWM ART LD 2611

    image: HMS Hecla pitches sharply to one side. Many figures can be seen on deck and struggling in the water. There are several life boats in the foreground.

  • Consolidating : Egypt 1942

    Consolidating : Egypt 1942

    (art) Made by: Chaddock, Jack 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3399

    image: A night time battle scene. The sky is lit up with explosions and filled with smoke. In the foreground a dead soldier is lying next to his rifle. In front of him and to the right are pairs of soldiers digging trenches with pick-axes and shovels.

  • The Battle of Egypt, 1942: New Zealand and Indian Infantry Casualties

    The Battle of Egypt, 1942: New Zealand and Indian Infantry Casualties

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2722

    image: Interior of a tent with casualties lying on stretchers, main figure with arm and leg in makeshift traction

  • An Advanced Dressing Station near Homs

    An Advanced Dressing Station near Homs

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving

    Art.IWM ART LD 2919

    image: To the left side of the picture there are some vehicles flying the Red Cross flag. Next to them, on the ground there are injured soldiers lying on stretchers. One is having his arm bandaged by two soldiers.

  • Wounded Men being Lifted Off a Jeep

    Wounded Men being Lifted Off a Jeep

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2778

    image: Five soldiers lift a sixth soldier from a jeep to a stretcher on the ground. Another soldier kneels to the right next to a suitcase, preparing some medication. Behind the group another soldier is lying on a stretcher and in the background tanks...

  • The Sinking of HMS Hecla with the Destroyer HMS Marne : torpedoed while picking up survivors 11th November 1942

    The Sinking of HMS Hecla with the Destroyer HMS Marne : torpedoed while picking up survivors 11th November 1942

    (art) Made by: McWilliams, Herbert Hastings 1942-11-11

    Art.IWM ART LD 2612

    image: HMS Hecla pitches sharply to one side. Many figures can be seen on deck,struggling in the water and climbing over board. There are several life boats in the foreground and a large explosion in the background.

  • Digging Slit Trenches : El Dab'a, Western Desert

    Digging Slit Trenches : El Dab'a, Western Desert

    (art) Made by: Beddoes, Ivor W G

    Art.IWM ART LD 1698

    image: A small group of tents next to a track in the desert. Outside the largest tent a group of bare-chested soldiers rest with their shovels. In the foreground two other soldiers are digging a trench. Three planes are visible flying overhead.

  • On the Road to Fuka, November 6th 1942: Loot

    On the Road to Fuka, November 6th 1942: Loot

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2779

    Image: In the foreground we see a soldier climbing into the back of a truck and another holding up a pair of blue, striped pyjama trousers from an open suitcase at his feet. In the background is the desert, strewn with broken vehicles. Two corpses lie...

  • Troops Ducking to Avoid an Air-burst

    Troops Ducking to Avoid an Air-burst

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2777

    image: A desert scene. Five soldiers fall to the ground behind a truck. In the background another soldier can be seen running towards the left.

  • The Garrett Landing: The landing near Sidi Barrani, on 9th June 1941, of Major Garrett, RM and his party

    The Garrett Landing: The landing near Sidi Barrani, on 9th June 1941, of Major Garrett, RM and his party

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 2751

    image: Group of exhausted and injured soldiers standing on a river bank

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