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  • scarf, Ascher, 'Bomber Departure'

    scarf, Ascher, 'Bomber Departure'

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Ascher

    EPH 891

    Decorative British head scarf in cloth produced by the Ascher Company during the Second World War. The item bears a coloured design titled 'Bomber Departure' by the Polish-born British official war artist Feliks Topolski (1907-1989). The Ascher...

  • Rear Turrets of a Whitley Aircraft

    Rear Turrets of a Whitley Aircraft

    (art) Made by: McGrath, Raymond 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 149

    image: A view from above of the manufacture and construction of Whitley bomber aircraft. The rear gun turrets and rear fuselages of five Whitleys are lined up alongside one another, with a large wing section under construction further back. A few of the...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 12687

    The Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF): Members of Bomber Command returning from a mine-laying operation on the enemy coastline are interviewed by a WAAF Intelligence Officer at RAF Lakenheath.

  • Into Action

    Into Action

    (posters) Made by: Jobson (Undefined) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14882

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title and text are separate and placed in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a yellow background. image: a depiction of a RAF De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft dropping bombs...

  • BRITAIN CAN TAKE IT [Main Title]

    BRITAIN CAN TAKE IT [Main Title]

    (film) Made by: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor) 1940-11

    COI 944

    A shorter version of LONDON CAN TAKE IT re-edited for showing to British audiences.

  • Attaching the Gun Turret Cowlings to a Bomber on the Assembly-line

    Attaching the Gun Turret Cowlings to a Bomber on the Assembly-line

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2608

    image: A side view of a Wellington bomber under construction in a hangar. A figure in overalls is working on the nose of the plane. In the foreground is a stack of cowlings to be attached to the planes.

  • From the Jig to the Engine-run in Twenty-eight Hours : Aircraft BK.557

    From the Jig to the Engine-run in Twenty-eight Hours : Aircraft BK.557

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2609

    image: A Wellington bomber on the ground in a hangar, with the propellers turning. A small Union Jack flies from the roof of the plane.

  • A Wellington Bomber awaiting Camouflage

    A Wellington Bomber awaiting Camouflage

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2605

    image: A woman in overalls stands on a ladder working on the wing of a Wellington Bomber in a factory. In the background, beneath the wing there are several figures in overalls sitting at long work benches.

  • In the Wing-shop of a Bomber Factory

    In the Wing-shop of a Bomber Factory

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2602

    image: A row of unattached aeroplane wings balanced on a wooden supports extends along the workshop. Female workers wearing overalls work on various parts of the wings.

  • A Wellington Bomber under Construction

    A Wellington Bomber under Construction

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2607

    image: A side view of a Wellington bomber being built by three female workers in a hangar.

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