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  • What We Are Collecting

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    Current collecting priorities It has always been a priority to collect material from contemporary conflicts and wars. At our foundation in 1917 we collected material from the battlefields of the Western Front. Our current War Story project captures...

  • A Family in Wartime


    This free exhibition tells the story of how ordinary people braved the challenges of life at home during the Second World War through the eyes of the Allpress family, who lived in Stockwell, London. The Allpress family had to cope with rationing,...

  • Photographs

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    IWM currently holds nearly 11 million photographs, covering all aspects of modern conflict from the Crimean War to the present day. It is a vital source for those interested in the history of war photography as well as the history of the era. Our...

  • War Story

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    War Story is IWM's Ministry of Defence-supported initiative to collect material relating to the war in Afghanistan. We want to record Operation Herrick from the perspective of British Service Personnel and their families. Participants'...

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  • Churchill War Rooms Guidebook

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    The Cabinet War Rooms provided the secret underground headquarters for the core of the British government throughout the Second World War. This fascinating book contains all the facts about the Cabinet War Rooms and the Churchill Museum, now known as...

  • Winston Churchill is Back Figure

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    Churchill was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty at the outbreak of the Second World War, the same post he had occupied at the start of the First World War. When informed, the Board of the Admiralty immediately signaled the Fleet stating ‘Winston...

  • Photo print camera case

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    A retro camera case with a zip. Approximately 9 x 14 x 3.5cm

  • The First World War (Photos)

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    Mostly from the British perspective this title uses over 350 photographs to tell the story of the First World War. The photographs are from the archives of the Daily Mirror, Sunday mirror, People, Daily Record, and Daily Herald. Paperback  300 pages

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  • IWM War Story Blog

    IWM War Story Blog Home What we’re collecting Afghanistan in Context IWM War Story Blog Imperial War Museum project to encourage servicemen and women to record their personal stories relating to contemporary conflict Feeds: Posts Comments About War Story...

  • 1940 Britain's Finest Hour

    1940 Britain's Finest Hour Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so bear ourselves that if the British Commonwealth and Empire lasts for a thousand years, men will still say “This was their finest hour” Winston Churchill 1940 was Britain’...

  • Historic Duxford | Historic Duxford is a new exhibition at IWM Duxford, which will tell the story of

    Historic Duxford | Historic Duxford is a new exhibition at IWM Duxford, which will tell the story of this famous RAF station Home About IWM Duxford Tell us what you think By: Carl 02-03-2011 Exhibition development 4 comments I’m Carl, Duxford’s...

  • IWM Blogs | Imperial War Museum Blogs and Projects

    IWM Blogs | Imperial War Museum Blogs and Projects War Story Project 02-04-2011 Working in co-operation with the Ministry of Defence, the Imperial War Museum will support participants to add information to existing new media channels such as blogs and...