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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.

  • 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.

  • Entrance to Changi Gaol

    Entrance to Changi Gaol

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15417 88

    image: An enormous, closed gateway in a high wall with look-out posts at the corner. A team of prisoners are pulling a cart towards the gate, watched by onlookers in the foreground.

  • Doreen Thrale

    Doreen Thrale

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1944-08

    Art.IWM ART 15417 37

    An imagined head and shoulders portrait of the artist's daughter, who he had not yet seen at the time.

  • Catch 22
Ping Pong

    Catch 22 Ping Pong

    (art) Made by: Lee, Dick

    Art.IWM ART 16784 1

    image: A table tennis match. One player leans across the table towards the viewer to strike his opponent with his paddle. Both wear military clothing, as do the crowd of onlookers in the background.

  • The Greek Civil War : Relatives mourn their dead at Peristere

    The Greek Civil War : Relatives mourn their dead at Peristere

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5039

    image: three swollen corpses lie on the ground in a barren landscape. A fourth is being lifted by a group of men using a white sheet as a stretcher. The group is surrounded by two children holding flowers and several mourning women, dressed in black. A...

  • The Hospital Camp, Thailand

    The Hospital Camp, Thailand

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17101

    image: prisoners and guards pause and salute in a thoroughfare between two rows of huts as two men walk through the camp holding a large container suspended between them on a pole.

  • On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1972

    Art.IWM ART 6172

    image: a group of British soldiers, dead and dying, lie entagled in a web of barbed wire before a German trench.

  • Improperly Dressed

    Improperly Dressed

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17100

    image: a soldier dressed in a patched, ragged uniform stands to attention in front of a large officer seated at a small table. The Officer is bare-chested and his shorts are also patched. text:'I will not tolerate my men in this camp being...

  • A German Man-trap

    A German Man-trap

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3640

    image: a British infantryman caught in a large metal man-trap, trying to open the two serrated jaws so as to release his badly wounded right leg. He sits in the foreground and is shown in profile, his lower right leg and the ground beneath it covered in...

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