A birthday cake for HMS Belfast with white icing and HMS Belfast badge.
HMS Belfast
HMS Belfast 80: Rum, Gunfire and Birthday Cake
St Patrick’s Day, 17 March 1938, marks the launch of HMS Belfast.
Battlecruiser HMS Lion.
© IWM (Q 75277)
First World War
A Guide To British Ships At The Battle Of Jutland
The Battle of Jutland, fought over two days from 31 May 1916, was the largest sea battle of the First World War. It pitted 151 British warships against 99 German ships and was the first and only time the two battle fleets confronted each other. A wide range of warship types took part in the battle, and each played a different tactical role.
Air raid warden's steel helmet
IWM UNI 9823
Second World War
8 Objects Used By Air Raid Wardens During The Blitz
Discover eight objects that an air raid warden might have needed during the Blitz.
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