Object details

Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (content)
Meninsky, Bernard
Production date

Support: paper

medium: Pencil

medium: ink

medium: gouache


Support: Height 560 mm, Width 770 mm

Frame: Depth 50 mm, Height 835 mm, Width 1100 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM ART 15755

Related content

Don’t Do It, Mother – Leave The Children Where They Are
© IWM (Art.IWM PST 8235)
Keystone Photo Shows: Gable talks, from behind a machine-gun, to Sgt. Gunner Phil Hulse, of Springfield, Mo., Right, and Sgt. Gunner Kenneth Huls, from Perkin, Oklahoma.’ On reverse: US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamp]. Print No: 268131.
Second World War
American Airmen In Britain During The Second World War
Over two million American servicemen passed through Britain during the Second World War. In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Their job was to man and maintain the vast fleets of aircraft needed to attack German cities and industry.