• A party of British soldiers being lead out of a sap
    ©IWM (Q 5100)
    History

    Living in the Trenches

    Use these sources to learn about some of the challenges faced by people serving in different parts of the world.
  • Adventures in History: On the Home Front - Part One Graphic
    History

    On the Home Front - Part One

    Join IWM expert Ngaire as she helps us discover the extraordinary stories of the people who rose to the challenge of life on the Second World War Home Front.  
  • Adventures in History - On the Home Front Part Two graphic
    History

    On the Home Front - Part Two

    From the Women’s Auxiliary Airforce to the Timber Corps, join IWM expert Ngaire as she helps us discover the extraordinary stories of the people who rose to the challenge of life on the Second World War Home Front.
  • Adventures in History: Painting Life graphic
    Art, History

    Painting Life

    Join IWM experts Becky and Paris as they share real life stories of artists, and the invaluable role they played during the Second World War.  
  • A Balloon Site, painting by Laura Knight
    A Balloon Site by Laura Knight, 1943, © IWM Art.IWM ART LD 2750
    Art

    Adventures in History: Art Quiz

    Take a close at these three paintings done in different styles depicting scenes during the Second World War, can you match the details to the artworks?
  • The Cemetery, Étaples, 1919 by John Lavery
    © IWM (Art.IWM ART 2884)
    History

    Remembrance in the First World War

    Use these sources to find out about Remembrance during the First World War.
  • Don’t Do It, Mother – Leave The Children Where They Are
    © IWM (Art.IWM PST 8235)
    History

    Second World War Posters

    Use these sources to understand more about propaganda poster campaigns, and the artists behind them, during the Second World War.
  • Adventures in History: Ship Shape Stories graphic
    History

    Ship Shape Stories

    Join IWM expert Ngaire as she helps us discover the extraordinary stories from the deck of the largest object in IWM’s collection, HMS Belfast.
  • Talking to Children About Ongoing Conflict - Top Tips
    Citizenship

    Talking To Children About Ongoing Conflict

    How should you approach a conversation with children about contemporary conflict? How can you be more confident and equipped to address their questions?