The Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson is to direct a feature documentary about the First World War. The film will use exclusive archive footage from the Imperial War Museums' film archive and audio from the BBC archives. The untitled...Show More Summary
An exhibition at London’s Imperial War Museum shows how the events of Sept. 11 brought the horrors of conflict into daily life.
Two veterans of WW2 in the European theatre - a 1943 International Harvester M5 Half-Track Personnel Carrier estimated at £90,000 - £110,000 and a 1943 Ford GPW Jeep estimated at £20,000 to £24,000 - go on sale with H&H Classics at Duxford Imperial War Museum on November 15. Show More Summary
Really? Yes: Just weeks before the London Memorial's design competition winner is announced, "the Imperial War Museum (IWM) is calling for the plan for an educational complex below the memorial to be reconsidered because it will compete with its own new Holocaust centre, opening in 2020, less than a mile away."
A Daimler Majestic once owned by the Queen sold today for £43,700 at the H&H Classics auction at Duxford, Imperial War Museum. "Royal cars do come to the market from time to time but fairly infrequently,? says Damian Jones, Head of Sales at H&H Classics. Show More Summary
A futuristic sound sculpture at the UK’s Imperial War Museum’s Duxford site tells 100 stories - using technology invented by Alexander Graham Bell
Among the many stunning cars due to be sold by H&H Classics at Duxford Imperial War Museum on July 26th is a stunning red and black Bugatti which survived WW2 in France where it was used as target practice by German troops. The 1929 Bugatti Type 44 Vanvooren Saloon in red and black is estimated to sell for £200,000 ? £240,000. Show More Summary
This wonderful time-warp 1960 Mercedes Benz 190SL found in an old garage in Solihull is coming to auction with NO RESERVE with H&H Classics at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, Cambridgeshire on July 26th. It is estimated to sell for up to £50,000 as a restoration project. Show More Summary
From 23 June 2017 until 1 January 2018, IWM North will present Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War, the largest UK retrospective of the artist?s work to date. Marking one hundred years since Lewis (18 November 1882 - 7 March 1957) was first...Show More Summary
This lovely example of a racing Lotus Elite registration no. OO 6340, supplied new to Gilby Engineering and raced by Keith Greene will be sold by H&H Classics at Duxford Imperial War Museum on July 26 for an estimated £75,000 to £90,000. Show More Summary
A war as extensive and long-lasting as World War II produces an incalculable number of artifacts. And museums as big and well-stocked as the Imperial War Museums have plenty of the ones you’d expect to find: tanks, jets, helmets, guns, and the like. Show More Summary
These images are drawn from Weird War Two, a new book from the Imperial War Museums that explores the stranger side of the Second World War. Read more...
In the vast archive of photos held at Britain's Imperial War Museums (IWM)—some 11 million images—there are some that defy all expectations of what life was like during wartime. One of the Royal Navy's mascots, Venus the bulldog, hangs out a porthole and wears a jauntily-angled hat. Show More Summary
Tensions remain high after the bombing of a pop concert in Manchester. "On social media, theatregoers said they and the cast had been moved to the nearby Imperial War Museum gardens." The police later said the incident was "not suspicious" but didn't elaborate.
The Old Vic theatre in central London has been evacuated after a "security alert." The area has been cordoned off, and attendees, staff and cast members have been led to the Imperial War Museum nearby. Photos and videos posted on Twitter...Show More Summary
A new book has showcased an extraordinary collection of rare color photographs of the Second World War. The publication from the Imperial War Museums (IWM) includes color images, many of them published for the first time. The SecondShow More Summary
Imperial War Museum exhibition will highlight his love of the region – and his legacy as colonial secretary One of the most controversial and understudied aspects of Winston Churchill’s life – his involvement in the Middle East – is to be the focus of a major new permanent exhibition staged by the Imperial War Museum in London. Show More Summary
A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which haven’t been seen in over 70 years. From P-51D Mustangs and Flying Fortresses through to anti-aircraft spotters and flame hurling tanks, these images cast the war in a vibrant new light. Read more...
A 1964 Ferrari 330GT Nembo Spider sold at auction by H&H Classics yesterday (March 29th) for £609,500 (with Premium) to benefit the East Anglian Air Ambulance Service at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford. It was part of a 121 car sale which made £4.4 million. Show More Summary
The harsh realities, and the people who fought it.