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Found in a hedge & a hollybush, 1933 Singer 2 Litre and 1956 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster come to auction

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

H&H Classics have two desirable cars consigned to their October 12th sale at the Imperial War Museum Duxford which were both garden-finds. The duo spent many decades ensconced in greenery, one in a hedge and the other in the lee of a holly bush. Show More Summary

Dance of death

The Imperial War Museum has reopened after a major refit and looks pretty dapper, even though it was overrun by… The post Dance of death appeared first on The Spectator.

Fragile Lands: Exhibition of works by Gerry Judah on view at Encounter Contemporary

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

From Baghdad to Bengal, St Paul?s Cathedral to the Imperial War Museum, the importance of Gerry Judah?s artwork should not be underestimated. Visually forceful and sensitively crafted, Judah?s poetic works engage with pressing geopolitical issues of conflict and climate change, while remaining deeply personal. Show More Summary

London Honors Memory of Soviet Soldiers Killed in World War II

A ceremony commemorating the memory of the Soviet people killed during the World War II was held near the Imperial War Museum in London.

A Sneak Peek at the Transformed American Air Museum in Duxford

Recently, I was delighted get an invite to the Imperial War Museum's (IWM) inaugural re-opening of its American Air Museum (AAM) at Duxford in Cambridgeshire. The AAM opened to the public on Saturday 19 March 2016, after being closed for 12 months for major redevelopment work. Show More Summary

Extreme Bagpiping Situations, From Antarctica to the Beaches of D-Day

Members of the 7th Seaforth Highlanders, 15th (Scottish) Division during Operation Epsom on June 26, 1944. (Photo: Laing (Sgt)/Imperial War Museums) In early November, NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren performed a stirring bagpipe rendition...Show More Summary

Hitler's bathtub among highlights of WWII photo exhibit

A new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London highlights Lee Miller's photos of women's experiences during WWII

Vogue photographer's World War II

"Lee Miller: A Woman's War" is a new major exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London

POTD: Norwegian Resistance M1 Carbine with German ZF-41 (The Original Scout Scope)

Dan sent us these photos be took at the Imperial War Museum in London. This M1 Carbine, which was used by Norwegian resistance during WWII,  has a German ZF-41 scope attached to the handguard. The German ZF-41 scope was the original “scout-style” scope. Show More Summary

The Lovable Syrian Brown Bear Who Fought For His (Adoptive) Country

12 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

A soldier, possibly Peter Prendys, lets Wojtek engage in his favorite activity—snacking. (Photo: Imperial War Museum/Public Domain) As the Syrian conflict escalates, millions of families have fled the country, searching for safer, better...Show More Summary

To The A-Hole Who Stole This Elderly Man's Beloved Jeep: Seriously?

last yearVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This 1944 Willys Jeep in classic US military livery was stolen from the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England where it was parked out front for a show. It belonged to a 73-year-old man who got his hands on it and restored after his father had actually driven it in World War II. Read more...

Colour photos show everyday life in London during the Blitz

LONDON — A collection of rare photographs showing Britain during World War II have been released by the Imperial War Museum to mark the 75th anniversary of the Blitz. They give another perspective on the period between September 1940...Show More Summary

Rare Vintage Color Photographs of Life in Britain During the Blitz

A collection of very rare color photographs of life in London and across the UK during the Blitz have been released to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The images are on display as in the Imperial War Museum in...Show More Summary

What Makes A Museum Great?

“The redesigned atrium of South London’s Imperial War Museum tells the story of 20th Century war through objects such as guns, vehicles and clothing. Permanent World War One galleries have opened as a reminder of the conflict’s size and devastation, including interactive displays on life in the trenches. The museum employs advisers on how to […]

WWI Centennial: New Allied Attack at Gallipoli

last yearHumor / odd : mental_floss

Imperial War Museum, via Long Long Trail The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 185th installment...Show More Summary

Northern Ireland terror attack gun found at London's Imperial War Museum

last yearArts : Artdaily

An assault rifle displayed at London's Imperial War Museum has been removed after it emerged that it was linked to a terror attack in Northern Ireland in 1992, the police ombudsman said on Friday. The VZ58, which looks like a Kalashnikov,...Show More Summary

Peter Kennard On The Harsh Realities Of War At Imperial War Museum

last yearEngland / London : Londonist

Satirical posters and terrifying statistics make a powerful anti-war case.

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