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  • Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2441

    image: a view looking out to sea towards an island at night, with the tip of the seafront in the foreground. Searchlight throw beams up into the night sky, highlighting dark ships and a flying boat off the coast.

  • 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

  • A Royal Observer Corps Post, Rottingdean

    A Royal Observer Corps Post, Rottingdean

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3830

    image: a view looking down on two observers, one wearing headphones, facing upwards towards the sky with binoculars and a aircraft range finder. They stand in a small brick enclosure on a hillside near the coast.

  • Mary Mitchell : engraver, electrical shop, "HMS Dolphin"

    Mary Mitchell : engraver, electrical shop, "HMS Dolphin"

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1942-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 2455

    image: A full length portrait of Mary Mitchell, seated at a machine at work, turned away from the viewer.

  • 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.

  • Constructing a Gun Emplacement

    Constructing a Gun Emplacement

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1112

    image: Military personnel construct a circular gun emplacement. The main section is surrounded by fencing, which is heavily supported. In the distance is the sea and the outline of the neighbouring clifftops.

  • A Barrage Balloon over a Dock at Hull

    A Barrage Balloon over a Dock at Hull

    (art) Made by: Goodin, Walter 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3008

    image: several dock workers struggle to secure a barrage balloon floating above a quay side in the docks at which several barges are moored.

  • An AA Battery : River Medway

    An AA Battery : River Medway

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3413

    image: a view looking down on several anti-aircraft guns, including two Bofors guns, in gun emplacements with a few soldiers moving around in between the maze of walls in the battery. The battery is positioned on the coast with the sea and a small dock...

  • A CHL (Chain Home Low) Radar Station

    A CHL (Chain Home Low) Radar Station

    (art) Made by: Rawlinson, William Thomas 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5731

    image: A view over a radar station by the sea. Below the cliff in the foreground there are several lichen-covered roofs of brick buildings, three telegraph poles on the right, and a large radar in the centre.

  • 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.

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