IWM holds a large collection of published material relating to twentieth and twenty-first-century conflict.
Books and Reports
A unique national reference library on twentieth and twenty-first-century conflict, including unit histories, technical manuals, biographies, autobiographies, and publications on the military, economic, social and cultural aspects of war.
Pamphlets and Periodicals
Including newspapers, trench journals, propaganda leaflets, ephemeral literature (ration books, greetings cards, programmes etc.) and pamphlets such as those issued by the War Office and the Ministry of Information.
First World War Women’s Work Collection
An archive of records, statistics, personal accounts and printed ephemera on the role of women in the services and on the home front, assembled at the end of the First World War by the Museum’s Women's Work Subcommittee.