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(Weapons and ammunition) 1943
The German SD 2 'Butterfly Bomb' was used on a large scale during the Second World War, and was designed as an anti-personnel/fragmentation weapon. They were delivered by air, being dropped in containers that opened at a predetermined height,...
(Weapons and ammunition)
German Second World War electric timer from an aerial mine which was dropped in May 1941 during the blitz on the port of Hull. The inscription commemorates Squadron Leader G Ryall's bomb-disposal work in connection with making the mine safe.
(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
(art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1944
Art.IWM ART LD 4286
image: a view across Romney Marshes with a small farm in the distance and a narrow path running along the left side of the image. In the foreground the propulsion unit of a flying bomb lies in a crater in a field.
(posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)
Art.IWM PST 13832
whole: the two images occupy the majority. The title is separate and positioned in the upper fifth, in red and in black. The text is separate and placed in the lower fifth, in red held within black insets. All set against a white background and held...
(art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1941
Art.IWM ART 16500
image: a monstrous blue bird-like figure hovers over a desolate landscape. Clouds of smoke rise from rocky shapes on the ground. A group of figures cower in terror among the ruins of their homes.
(art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1940-12-01
Art.IWM ART LD 790
image: A view looking down on Barshaw Park hung with buntings. Crowds of civilians are gathered to look at a display of artillery, tanks and a captured German Messerschmitt 109 fighter aircraft.
Battle of Britain : parachutists from an enemy aircraft brought down in an apparent attempt to bomb Buckingham Palace
(art) Made by: Bayes, Walter 1942
Art.IWM ART LD 2514
image: An aerial view of Buckingham Palace and the surrounding grounds, with two German airmen parachuting towards the ground.
(art) Made by: Monnington, Walter Thomas 1944
Art.IWM ART LD 4588
image: two Tempests attack a flying bomb in the sky above a farmhouse with an oast house. Outside the farmhouse there is a white horse in a pen rearing up in fright and two cows in the foreground.
(art) Made by: Cook, Frederick T W
Art.IWM ART LD 4719
image: Tower Bridge standing centre of composition with the red streak of a flying bomb travelling across the sky above it, tracked by searchlights.