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  • THE CAPTURE OF NORDHAUSEN V-BOMB CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE CAPTURE OF NORDHAUSEN V-BOMB CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US Air Force Official Photographer

    FRA 105752

    Rows and rows of dead bodies lie on the ground after the liberation of the slave camp at the Nordhausen V-weapon plant. Several American soldiers can be seen in the background.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HULL REGIONAL SURVEY

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HULL REGIONAL SURVEY

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) T 4397

    Infant mortality statistics for the City of Hull recording average number of deaths and average deaths per 1000 live births, 1936-1939.

  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-09-23

    Q 2891

    A German corpse in the flooded remains of a gun emplacement near Zonnebeke during the Battle of Menin Road Ridge 23 September 1917.

  • Europas Sieg - Dein Wohlstand [Europe’s Victory - Your Prosperity]

    Europas Sieg - Dein Wohlstand [Europe’s Victory - Your Prosperity]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown

    Art.IWM PST 4712

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is separate and placed in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a white background. image: a map of Europe. Great Britain is coloured dark green and covered in grave crosses,...

  • NAZI PERSONALITIES

    NAZI PERSONALITIES

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

    BU 6738

    Heinrich Himmler (1900 - 1945): The body of Heinrich Himmler lying on the floor at British 2nd Army HQ after his suicide on 24 May 1945.

  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    EN 12981

    Tarawa, November 1943: Japanese dead on Tarawa. The Japanese suffered nearly 500 casualties during the American attack.

  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "AUSTRALIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer 1917-10-11

    E(AUS) 3864

    Battle of Broodseinde 4 October: Men huddled in funk holes with corpses in front of them in a railway cutting at Broodseinde.

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 232

    A Bosnian Serb nurse tends the flowers on her brother's grave in The Lions Cemetery, Sarajevo.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    HU 98373

    Portrait of WO1 James Bradwell, Royal Mechanical and Electrical Engineers. WO1 Bradwell died, aged 43, on 11 October 1996 of injuries sustained in the bombing of the British Army's headquarters at Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn by the Irish...

  • AFTER THE BATTLE AROUND TEL-EL-EISA

    AFTER THE BATTLE AROUND TEL-EL-EISA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 14744

    The graves of two German airmen decorated with the Swastika insignia taken from the Stuka in which they were shot down at Tel-el-Eisa.

  • 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 1916-09-15

    CO 775

    German dead in a trench captured by Canadian troops during the Battle of Flers-Courcelette.

  • Schlesier Seid auf der Hut! Der Tod Eures Wohlstandes Naht Sich [Silesians, be on Your Guard! The Death of Your Prosperity is
Drawing Nigh]

    Schlesier Seid auf der Hut! Der Tod Eures Wohlstandes Naht Sich [Silesians, be on Your Guard! The Death of Your Prosperity is Drawing Nigh]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 0481

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, in red Gothic script. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of an oversized skeleton, representing Death, holding a red flag...

  • ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE ARMOURED CARS WITH THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE ARMOURED CARS WITH THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "FRANCIS F H" (photographs) Made by: Francis F H (Photographer) 1917

    HU 129107

    Funeral of Petty Officer David Twaddle in the city of Tiraspol, March 1917. Twaddle served with the armoured car squadron as a motor mechanic and died on 4 March 1917.

  • Uczcijmy Mogily Poleglych Bohaterow [Let us Honour the Graves of Heroes]

    Uczcijmy Mogily Poleglych Bohaterow [Let us Honour the Graves of Heroes]

    (posters) Made by: Roller, Alfred (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 2689

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is integrated and located at the centre and centre left, in white outlined black. The text is separate and placed in the lower quarter, in white. All set against a black background....

  • THE BRITISH ARMY FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT 1941 - 1947

    THE BRITISH ARMY FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT 1941 - 1947

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

    B 7298

    The grave of Sgt Norman Clague, a cameraman serving with No 5 Army Film and Photographic Unit who was killed in action at Amfreville on 12 June 1944. Sgt Clague had covered the D Day landings on 6 June 1944 and was the first AFPU official photographer...

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 243

    The Lions Cemetery in Sarajevo, 1994. As casualties mounted during the siege of the city, the cemetery was forced to expand into the adjacent Sarajevo football stadium and running track to accommodate the dead.

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    HU 75050

    Bosnian Muslim civilians cross a temporary foot bridge replacing the famous 16th century Stari Most Bridge at Mostar, shortly after it was destroyed by Croat tank fire in 1994.

  • PRIVATE GEOFFREY BATESON

    PRIVATE GEOFFREY BATESON

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 96621

    Private Geoffrey Bateson 131711. Unit: 19th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Death: 24 November 1918.

  • NAZI PERSECUTION

    NAZI PERSECUTION

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    EA 36120

    German reprisals against civilians in occupied countries: French Forces of the Interior and Paris policemen inspect the execution chamber in the cellars of the former Ministry of Aviation building in Paris. (Photograph taken after liberation).

  • THE NAZI PARTY DURING THE 1930S

    THE NAZI PARTY DURING THE 1930S

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 68057

    Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuds lies in state in Vienna following his assassination by Nazi agents in 1934.

  • LIBERATION OF STALAG 7A, MOOSBURG, GERMANY

    LIBERATION OF STALAG 7A, MOOSBURG, GERMANY

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

    BU 7126

    The funeral procession for two Russian prisoners of war who died on the day the camp was liberated.

  • SUICIDE OF REICHSFUEHRER SS HEINRICH HIMMLER, MAY 1945

    SUICIDE OF REICHSFUEHRER SS HEINRICH HIMMLER, MAY 1945

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

    BU 6732

    Reichsfuehrer SS Heinrich Himmler's body partially covered by a blanket on 24 May 1945 following his suicide the previous day in custody at 2nd Army headquarters at Luneburg, Germany.

  • 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 6734

    The dead body of Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler at 2nd Army HQ, Luneburg. 24 April 1945.

  • THE GORLICE-TARNÓW OFFENSIVE, MAY-SEPTEMBER 1915

    THE GORLICE-TARNÓW OFFENSIVE, MAY-SEPTEMBER 1915

    part of "BEYN ALFRED HERBERT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beyn, Alfred Herbert (Photographer) 1915-08-05

    Q 115028

    Bodies of dead Russian soldiers at the battlefield at Chahin (?) on the River Narew, near Ostrołęka, early August 1915.

  • 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.

  • Wer Nicht Arbeitet ist der Totengräber Seiner Kinder [Anyone Who Doesn’t Work is Digging His Children’s Graves]

    Wer Nicht Arbeitet ist der Totengräber Seiner Kinder [Anyone Who Doesn’t Work is Digging His Children’s Graves]

    (posters) Made by: Klein, Cesar (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 6114

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in the centre, and in the lower quarter, in red outlined black. image: a depiction of a woman standing next to a coffin, holding a baby. A young girl sits...

  • THE GORLICE-TARNÓW OFFENSIVE, MAY-SEPTEMBER 1915

    THE GORLICE-TARNÓW OFFENSIVE, MAY-SEPTEMBER 1915

    part of "BEYN ALFRED HERBERT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beyn, Alfred Herbert (Photographer) 1915-08

    Q 115027

    A gunner of the German 108th Field Artillery Regiment checking bodies of dead Russian soldiers at the battlefield at Chahin (?) on the River Narew, near Ostrołęka, early August 1915.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HULL REGIONAL SURVEY

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HULL REGIONAL SURVEY

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) T 4398

    Notifiable and infectious disease statistics for the City of Hull shown by electoral ward, 1936-1939.

  • Kriegskrankenpflege [Caring for War Invalids]

    Kriegskrankenpflege [Caring for War Invalids]

    (posters) Made by: Wolff, Käte (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM PST 5708

    whole: the 10 images occupy the majority. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper centre, in black gothic script. The text is separate and placed in the bottom left corner and in the bottom right corner, also in black gothic script. All set...

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 15202

    The Capture of New Britain, December 1943 - May 1944: US Combat Naval Engineers (Seabees) examine the body of a Japanese soldier in the ruins of his pillbox after a four day battle for the airfield at Cape Gloucester.

  • Az Alkohol Meghalt!

    Az Alkohol Meghalt!

    (posters) Made by: Jeges (Undefined) 1919

    Art.IWM PST 5950

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title is partially integrated and placed in the upper quarter, in black. The text is separate and located in the lower third, in red. All set against a white and light brown background, and held...

  • 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 "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: United States Army Signal Corps photographer

    EA 37079

    The Liberation of Paris: In the shadow of the Arc de Triomphe, two soldiers of the 2nd French Armoured Division shoot at German snipers and pro-German French militia who were making an abortive attempt to free German prisoners. The latter lie dead on the...

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 212

    Graves are dug during a Bosnian Muslim mass funeral in the Lions Cemetery in Sarajevo, June 1992.

  • SERVICE OF PTE G TARRANT WITH 1/9 HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    SERVICE OF PTE G TARRANT WITH 1/9 HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "GRACE ALAN" (photographs) Made by: Unknown 1915

    HU 76248

    A photograph purporting to show a British Army firing squad about to execute a blindfolded prisoner wearing a greatcoat, possibly in the summer of 1915.

  • THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

    THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

    part of "PILKINGTON CHRISTOPHER (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pilkington, Christopher (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1915-05

    Q 57419

    Grave of Captain Charles Ivor Rivers-Bulkeley of the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards, who was killed on th 16th May 1915 in an attack near the Rue des Cailloux during the Battle of Festubert. The cross was put up by Staff Sergeant C. Pilkington with the help...

  • LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN WILLOUGHBY SCOTT, 8 BATTALION, SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY

    LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN WILLOUGHBY SCOTT, 8 BATTALION, SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Swaine F A

    HU 93515

    Lt Col Scott, the son of Sir John and Lady Scott, received his commission with the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars. He was commanding 8 Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry when he was killed in action, aged 38, on 23 April 1917. Lt Col Scott is...

  • THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, 1905

    THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, 1905

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs) 1905-01-22

    Q 81561

    Artistic impression of Bloody Sunday in St Petersburg, Russia, when unarmed demonstrators marching to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II were shot at by the Imperial Guard in front of the Winter Palace on 22 January 1905.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45: ASSAULT ON THE RHINE AND CAPTURE OF WESEL

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45: ASSAULT ON THE RHINE AND CAPTURE OF WESEL

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

    BU 2325

    A dead German.

  • THE GULF WAR 1990-1991

    THE GULF WAR 1990-1991

    part of "CROWLEY J (SQUADRON LEADER) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force

    GLF 747

    Wing Commander T N C Elsdon (centre), Commanding Officer of No 27 Squadron Royal Air Force. Wing Commander Elsdon and Flight Lieutenant R M Collier were killed in action when their Tornado aircraft was shot down by anti aircraft fire during a raid on...

  • THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    part of "LANYON OWEN MORTIMER (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Q 112126

    Aftermath of the Siege of Lucknow. A view of open country seen from roof of the Alumbagh, a large walled enclosure situated on the outskirts of Lucknow near the Cawnpore Road. It contained a palace, mosque and gardens. During the Mutiny, it fell...

  • BRITISH FORCES DURING THE SALONIKA CAMPAIGN 1915-1918

    BRITISH FORCES DURING THE SALONIKA CAMPAIGN 1915-1918

    part of "RIGBY HERBERT (MR)" (photographs) 1917-10-29

    Q 110611

    A BE12 aircraft of 47 Squadron (RFC) brought down on 29 October 1917 during a raid on an ammunition dump at Cestovo. In front of the machine lies the body of its pilot, Lieutenant Paul Denys Montague, who was subsequently buried at the crash site.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 36161

    ARP wardens and nurses cover up the bodies of children killed in an air raid on a school in Ardgowan Road, Catford, London. Thirty eight children and six teachers died.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45

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

    BU 2440

    Troops of the 6th King's Own Scottish Borderers advance warily along a lane, past the bodies of German soldiers, east of the Rhine, 25 March 1945.

  • GERMAN ATROCITIES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    GERMAN ATROCITIES DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: United States Army Signal Corps photographer

    EA 69243

    American prisoners shot by German soldiers after they had surrendered, near Hoscheiderickt, Luxembourg.

  • Stop The Killing of Children

    Stop The Killing of Children

    (posters) Made by: Tartakover, David (Undefined) 1991

    Art.IWM PST 8948

    whole: The background of the poster is white. The upper third of the poster is filled by a black rectangle containing white and red English, Russian and Hebrew text. The centre portion contains the image next to a single line of Arabic, positioned just...

  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 32034

    The Invasion of the Marianas Islands, June - August 1944: American soldiers lower the coffin containing the body of Lieutenant General Saito Yoghitsugu into a makeshift grave on Saipan. General Saito, together with Vice Admiral Nagumo Chuichi, had...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORMANDY 1944

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

    B 8302

    Troops use a mine detector along the side of a road during the offensive south of Caumont, 31 July 1944. A dead German lies in the foreground.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    ABS 483

    Four sailors guide the flag draped body of a shipmate into the sea during a burial on the quarterdeck of the cruiser HMS BLACK PRINCE. The chaplain conducting the service is reading a passage.

  • THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    part of "LANYON OWEN MORTIMER (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Q 112127

    Aftermath of the Siege of Cawnpore, showing the remains of the Bibi-Ghar (the House of the Ladies). The massacre of more than 200 British women and children which took place there on 15th July 1857 was one of the worst atrocities of the Mutiny.

  • Bleibt Einig!

    Bleibt Einig!

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 5788

    whole: the image occupies the majority, with the title separate and positioned across the top edge, in black. The text is separate and placed in the lower quarter, also in black. All set against a green background. image: a full-length depiction of a...

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