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  • knife bayonet Model 1884/98 [post-1934] with scabbard

    knife bayonet Model 1884/98 [post-1934] with scabbard

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: F Herder & Son, Solingen

    WEA 303

    The short and sturdy Seitengewehr 84/98 was the most widely issued German bayonet of the Second World War. It was used in conjunction with the Karabiner 98k rifle (see FIR 7358). It was a development of a design which had first been introduced before...

  • Wehrmacht on the Road to Lübeck

    Wehrmacht on the Road to Lübeck

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5438

    image: a long column of defeated German soldiers, who appear scruffy and tired, march towards the viewer along a road. A soldier at the front of the column walks on crutches, having lost his left leg at the knee. The column is spaced into groups and...

  • Trousers, M1940 Service Dress: O/Rs, German Army

    Trousers, M1940 Service Dress: O/Rs, German Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12912

    Second World War period German Army issue trousers. Made of field-grey cloth, the M1940 trousers superceded the earlier pre-war stone grey trousers used in the 1939 campaign in Poland and through to 1940 campaign in the West. Used by all-arms, the...

  • The Wehrmacht, May 1945

    The Wehrmacht, May 1945

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5436

    image: a view down a tree lined road in Germany, with a column of defeated and injured German soldiers walking towards the viewer. Some of the men drag wheeled carts of belongings with them and there is an air of dejection about the scene. Two German...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2866

    The Axis retreat and the Tunisian campaign 1942 - 1943: Scores of German and Italian prisoners at Gromalia prisoner of war camp after the fall of Tunis.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943: PERSONALITIES

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943: PERSONALITIES

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2876

    General J von Arnim, Commander of the German Forces in North Africa after Rommel's departure during the closing stages of the Tunisian Campaign, leaves North Africa for England after the surrender of the Axis forces in North Africa.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    THE CAMPAIGN IN NORTH AFRICA 1940-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 874

    The Axis retreat and the Tunisian campaign 1942 - 1943: Remains of a German Mark II tank destroyed in the fighting for the Kasserine Gap.

  • THE BATTLE OF CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    THE BATTLE OF CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 12253

    Second Phase 15 February - 10 May 1944: A German patrol captured by Maori troops of the New Zealand Division are marched to POW camps along the Via Casilina in Cassino.

  • Courseulles : a direct hit on a German gun. LBVs (Landing barges, vehicle) beyond.

    Courseulles : a direct hit on a German gun. LBVs (Landing barges, vehicle) beyond.

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 4389

    image: a dented, rusting gun in a damaged gun emplacement in the foreground, in front of a row of landing craft and amphibious vehicles on the beach behind. The sky above is dotted with barrage balloons.

  • Arm Him

    Arm Him

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 3378

    whole: the image is positioned lower right, with text, in black, placed in the top left. A large black arrow below the text and to the left points down towards the image. All is set against a plain white background. image: a British soldier, standing...

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