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  • An AA Battery

    An AA Battery

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3411

    image: Two figures stand in the centre of a road in the foreground. Behind them, just off the roadside, is a gun battery. An anti-aircraft gun points up to the sky, surrounded by a circular stone wall and sandbags. The rooftops of a large town lie...

  • The Anti-robot Gun Belt on the Romney Marshes

    The Anti-robot Gun Belt on the Romney Marshes

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4405

    image: A flat landscape with anti-aircraft guns positioned over the fields. In the corner is a small group of military tents.

  • Anti-aircraft Fire meeting Flying-bombs as they cross the Coast Defences, Dymchurch, July 1944

    Anti-aircraft Fire meeting Flying-bombs as they cross the Coast Defences, Dymchurch, July 1944

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4285

    image: View along the defended beach at Dymchurch with puffs of anti-aircraft fire in the sky and the fleeting shape of a flying-bomb in upper right corner

  • The Brigadier Inspects an AA Site

    The Brigadier Inspects an AA Site

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1670

    image: We see the Brigadier, followed by another officer inspecting some concrete emplacements. To the right is a soldier wearing a leather jerkin and holding a cloth. At his his feet there is a metal bucket and just behind him, a swab leaning against...

  • 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...

  • A Searchlight Battery

    A Searchlight Battery

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3284

    image: a searchlight on a small paved area of a promenade, next to a lighthouse. The area is surrounded by barbed wire and also contains a small, manned anti-aircraft gun emplacement. There are several men in uniform in the battery, including one asleep...

  • 'Z' Rocket AA Battery in Action, 1941

    'Z' Rocket AA Battery in Action, 1941

    (art) Made by: Macleod, William Douglas

    Art.IWM ART LD 1649

    image: numerous manned Z-rocket launchers are positioned over a flat landscape, all firing upward. Trails from the projectiles and the beams of the launchers searchlights illuminate the night sky.

  • The Alarm

    The Alarm

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 337

    image: Helmeted troops are seen running away from the artist towards their guns, concealed in camoflage-patterned emplacements.

  • A.A. Command Post in Action

    A.A. Command Post in Action

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 896

    image: A soldier in a greatcoat stands with his back to the viewer shouting into a megaphone. To his left another soldier leans over a rangefinder. To his right a soldier is looking upwards through binoculars. There are two other soldiers in a recess in...

  • The Gun Belt : Anti-robot defences

    The Gun Belt : Anti-robot defences

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4406

    image: Several anti-aircraft guns in a field on the coast, aimed out to sea.

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