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  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-07-20

    Q 7929

    Capture of Meteren by the 9th (Scottish) Division, 19 July 1918. Men of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers removing the German Maxim gun from a captured machine-gun emplacement. Both German gunners are dead. 20th July 1918.

  • THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1986 - 1865

    THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1986 - 1865

    (photographs) Made by: Brady, Matthew (Photographer) 1863-07-03

    Q 44194

    A dead Confederate sharpshooter in the Devil's Den on the battlefield at Gettysburg in July 1863.

  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-04-29

    Q 6597

    The grave of a Canadian Engineer, Sapper L. Beynos (?) of No. 1 Field Company near Ypres, 29 April 1918.

  • Drei Opfertage [Three Flag Days]

    Drei Opfertage [Three Flag Days]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown 1915-11-25

    Art.IWM PST 7620

    whole: the title occupies the upper half, in brown outlined red, with the text below in a red, and in a black gothic typeface. All set against a white background. image: text only. text: 3 Opfertage Freitag, den 3. Sonnabend, den 4. und Sonntag, den 5....

  • Caen

    Caen

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4513

    image: a view along a street in Caen which has been almost wholly demolished. Large piles of rubble lie amongst ruined facades of buildings along either side of the road. In the foreground there is a small area marked with four wooden crosses with German...

  • La Liberté ou l'Esclavage [Freedom or Slavery]

    La Liberté ou l'Esclavage [Freedom or Slavery]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 4320

    whole: the three separate images occupy the centre, each held within a black border, and with accompanying text in black. The title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in orange. The text is separate and positioned in the upper quarter, in...

  • Now Where Did I Leave That Hammer? (recto)
Your First Accident (verso)

    Now Where Did I Leave That Hammer? (recto) Your First Accident (verso)

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 14482

    whole: The poster is double-sided. Side 1: the image is positioned in the lower three-quarters. The title is separate and placed in the upper right, in black, held within a speech bubble. The text is separate and placed in the lower fifth, in black. All...

  • Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania

    Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania

    (posters) Made by: CENTRAL COUNCIL FOR THE ORGANISATION OF RECRUITING IN IRELAND (publisher/sponsor) 1915-05

    Art.IWM PST 13654

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in red outlined black, in black and in yellow outlined black. The text is integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, in in red outlined black, and in...

  • THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN BRITAIN, 1914-1918

    THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN BRITAIN, 1914-1918

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Nicholls, Horace (Photographer)

    Q 31234

    Mrs Kitchener, a female gravedigger, carries on her husband's business whilst he serves on the front, Aley Green Cemetery, Luton.

  • THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    part of "AMERICAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1918

    Q 70744

    American soldier and his mules lying dead in a ditch by the road.

  • THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1939-10

    HU 106375

    Death and destruction by the roadside at Kock, where the last battle of the Polish campaign between Polish Independent Operational Group 'Polesie' commanded by General Franciszek Kleeberg and German XIV Motorised Corps led by General Gustav von...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-08-10

    Q 972

    King George V and Edward, Prince of Wales, with General Henry Rawlinson, Commander of the Fourth Army, and party at the graveside of Private Pennington (probably 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers), near St. George's Hill, 10th August 1916.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Malindine E G (Capt)

    BU 3741

    One of the mass graves at Belsen concentration camp.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 3794

    Women inmates prepare a meal while the dead lie abandoned in the background.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4029

    Piles of dead bodies await burial in mass graves.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    MUNITIONS PRODUCTION ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PRINTED BOOKS WOMEN'S BOXES COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Unknown 1917-08

    Q 108452

    Female munitions workers mourning the death of a colleague killed by an accident at work in Swansea at her funeral, August Bank Holiday 1917.

  • THE RUSSIAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1914-1917

    THE RUSSIAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1914-1917

    part of "FARMBOROUGH FLORENCE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Farmborough, Florence (Photographer) 1916

    Q 98426

    A rustic monument raised by Russian soldiers to the memory of their fallen comrades, 1916.

  • THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    THE HUNDRED DAYS OFFENSIVE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-09-06

    Q 7044

    Second Battle of Bapaume. Dead German soldiers in a sunken lane near Moislains, 6 September 1918.

  • AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR:  THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    AVIATION IN BRITAIN BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE WORK OF SAMUEL FRANKLIN CODY IN AIRSHIP, KITE AND AIRCRAFT AERONAUTICS 1903 - 1913

    part of "DERA FARNBOROUGH (ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Engineers official photographer 1913-08-11

    RAE-O 1010

    The funeral of S F Cody in Aldershot, Hampshire. Cody, fomer Chief Kite Instructor to the British Army Balloon Factory at Farnborough and aviation pioneer, was killed when the aircraft he was piloting broke up in mid air over Laffan's Plain....

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Aitken, Thomas Keith (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-03-13

    Q 11562

    Soldiers washing themeselves on the edge of a water-filled shell crater at St. Julien (29th Division Sector). Note a number of war-grave crosses around it. 13 March 1918.

  • OFFICIAL FIRST WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPHERS

    OFFICIAL FIRST WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPHERS

    part of "AUSTRALIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer 1918-09

    E(AUS) 4944

    Frank Hurley and George H(Hubert) Wilkins: An explicit photograph taken for the record of casualties during the last offensives; bodies of men killed near Guillemont Farm collected for burial.

  • THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "LACHMANN GUSTAV COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lachmann, Gustav Victor (Photographer)

    Q 115309

    A dead British soldier by a shallow trench on the Western Front.

  • WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-02-09

    Q 8468

    Members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) tending the graves of British soldiers in a cemetery at Abbeville, France, on 9 February 1918.

  • COMMEMORATION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, JUNE 2004

    COMMEMORATION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, JUNE 2004

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: Penfound Giles (WO1)

    HU 94201

    Graves of Canadian servicemen who were killed in action during the Normandy Landings of 1944. The cemetery in Normandy was photographed during events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of D Day in 2004.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1916-07

    CO 219

    The bodies of two German soldiers lie in a trench badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • THE SCHUTZSTAFFELN (SS)

    THE SCHUTZSTAFFELN (SS)

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4024

    SS troops loading lorries with bodies for transport to burial grounds at Belsen Camp. 17 April 1945.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4846

    A dead body lies outside a hut at Camp No 1. Inmates continued to die after the camp was liberated.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4031

    Women SS camp guards remove bodies from lorries and carry them to the mass grave.

  • Wapenstilstand - L'Armistice - Armistice Day

    Wapenstilstand - L'Armistice - Armistice Day

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1928

    Art.IWM PST 12876

    whole: the title is positioned across the top edge, with the text below occupying the remainder, both in black. The text is divided into three columns by vertical black borders. All set against a white background and held within a black, yellow and red...

  • THE ALLIED CAMPAIGN IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 6 JUNE 1944 - 7 MAY 1945

    THE ALLIED CAMPAIGN IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 6 JUNE 1944 - 7 MAY 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 2344

    Crossing the Rhine 24 -31 March 1945: Two young German soldiers, one injured, the other dead. As they advanced into Germany, the Allied soldiers were constantly surprised at the extreme youth of the enemy forces.

  • THE BRITISH RED CROSS ON THE ITALIAN FRONT, 1915-1918

    THE BRITISH RED CROSS ON THE ITALIAN FRONT, 1915-1918

    part of "BARBOUR GEORGE (PROFESSOR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    Q 83705

    A priest with the No. 1 British Red Cross Society, probably carrying out last rites for an Italian soldier.

  • THE GERMAN WITHDRAWAL TO THE HINDENBURG LINE, MARCH-APRIL 1917

    THE GERMAN WITHDRAWAL TO THE HINDENBURG LINE, MARCH-APRIL 1917

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1917

    Q 87731

    A dead horse by a large shell hole.

  • THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ARMY ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer (Photographer)

    Q 86641

    Austro-Hungarian officer by graves of Russian soldiers, buried next to a railway line.

  • THE GERMAN AIR FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE GERMAN AIR FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1916-10

    Q 87908

    The funeral of Captain Oswald Boelcke, Cambrai. A mourning speech being made at Captain Boelcke's grave.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-07

    Q 3992

    The ruins of Ovillers taken from the Prussian Guard on 16/17 July 1916. A dead German in the foreground. July 1916.

  • THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1916-1918

    THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1916-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-07-08

    Q 3100

    The memorial to 1st Australian Division at Pozieres, 8th July 1917.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-08

    Q 4217

    Dead German soldiers in a captured German trench. Near Guillemont. August 1916.

  • OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    OFFICIAL VISITS TO THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-12-08

    Q 3430

    King George V's visit to France and Belgium, 30th November to 10th December 1918. The King and General William Birdwood pay homage at the temporary grave of Brigadier General Francis Aylmer Maxwell VC, CSI, DSO & Bar who died in Ypres in...

  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-04-07

    Q 7853

    Horses of a British ammunition limber killed by a German shell near Mailly-Maillet, 7 April 1918.

  • THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "SULZBACH HERBERT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Sulzbach, Herbert (Photographer)

    Q 93878

    A grave laid with flowers. German inscription translates as "OUR BELOVED COMRADE PRIVATE KARL LUDWIG ALEXI, 27 SEPTEMBER 1915, 7 BATTALION L.F.A.R 19" The entire collection probably depicts the service of the German 5th Field Artillery Regiment...

  • THE GERMAN HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE GERMAN HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1917-04

    Q 88239

    Coffins of eleven victims of the British (RNAS) and French aerial bombing of Freiburg from 14 April 1917 being carried out of the church.

  • THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

    part of "SULZBACH HERBERT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Unknown 1918

    Q 94148

    A grave of Lieutenant Jonas, the Adjutant of the 2nd Battery/Unit of the 5th Field Artillery Regiment von Podbielski (1st Lower Silesian) - Feldartillerie-Regiment von Podbielski (1. Niederschlesisches) Nr. 5. Lieutenant Jonas died on 30 March 1918.

  • THE GERMAN AIR FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE GERMAN AIR FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1916-10

    Q 87906

    The remains of Captain Oswald Boelcke lying in the Cambrai cathedral, with Jager troops as the Guard of Honour.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE SINAI AND PALESTINE CAMPAIGN, 1915-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE SINAI AND PALESTINE CAMPAIGN, 1915-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Westmoreland, George (Photographer) 1918-09-30

    Q 12361

    Capture of Damascus. The blocking of the Beirut Road in the Barada Gorge by the fire of the 3rd and 5th Brigades Australian Light Horse and the French Cavalry, 30th September 1918. 370 dead were counted and among the wreckage were 8 guns and 30 machine...

  • THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN, APRIL 1915-JANUARY 1916

    THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN, APRIL 1915-JANUARY 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1915

    Q 13390

    Three Army Chaplains (Church of England, Roman Catholic and Presbyterian) attend the burial of four British soldiers.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1919-1939

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1919-1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brunell, W. J. (Photographer) 1919

    Q 14341

    Remains of dead bodies on Hill 60.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Engineers No 1 Printing Company 1916-07

    Q 126

    Albert 1 - 13 July: Two German dead in a front line trench.

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 3810

    Women inmates prepare food in the open air, using the boots of the dead (which can be seen piled up in the background) as fuel for their fires.

  • THE FUNERAL OF REINHARD HEYDRICH, 1942

    THE FUNERAL OF REINHARD HEYDRICH, 1942

    part of "GROSS DEUTSCHLAND IM WELTGESCHEHEN: TAGESBILDBERICHTE (HEINRICH HOFFMANN)" (photographs) Made by: Hoffmann, Heinrich (Photographer)

    HU 40229

    Adolf Hitler gives his last salute at the state funeral of assassinated SS Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich in the Mosaic Chamber of the New Reichschancellery in June 1942.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 4416

    The Burial Service being read on board HMS SHEFFIELD for two of the crew of the German Tanker FRIEDERICH BREME who were killed by shell splinters during the shelling of the tanker by the cruiser in the North Atlantic. The service was attended by officers...

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