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spitfire The website features imagery from the first and second world war, from propaganda posters listed by nationality (also available for sale) to photographs, including a number of color images from World War II. There are also sections dedicated to some of the most famous Poets, and Artists.

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POSTERS

We feature a superb collection of War Posters from World War I, in some cases, carefully restored to their former glory. Alongside the usual army recruitment visuals, you can find the Red Cross, United War Campaign and Liberty / Victory loan posters which featured very heavily during WWI.
These artworks are offered as quality reproduction prints, which can be purchased online.
Some of the artist's involved in the creation of the posters are featured on this site.

 
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POEMS
Poetry and biographies

War Poets

This section follows a number of the most famous poets from Wilfred Owen, John McCrae and Rupert Brooke to Siegfried Sassoon and Alan Seeger. Brief biographies are included along with a number of their most famous works. It includes an audio version of Wilfred Owen's, Anthem for Doomed Youth. And the handwritten version of John McCrae's In Flanders Fields.


Tithonus by Alan Seeger

war poems

So when the verdure of his life was shed,
With all the grace of ripened manlihead,
And on his locks, but now so lovable,
Old age like desolating winter fell,
Leaving them white and flowerless and forlorn:
Then from his bed the Goddess of the Morn
Softly w...

[Read Full Poem "Tithonus" Here]


 

War Photography

Covering aspects from WWI and II, there are a number of superb American photos shot in color during WWII. Other nationalities featured, include Britain, Germany and France.

These are available for purchase, based on nationality - please use the navigation panel on the left.

You may also install our free desktop wallpaper based on imagery from the Second World War.

 

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war artists, john lavery
ARTISTS
A look into 22 artists, including biographies
and samples of artwork.

Official War Artists

A look into the life and works of twenty artists. From London born Paul Nash and Canadian born Percy Wyndham Lewis to Mervyn Laurence Peake, best known for his Gormenghast novels. This section features biographies, and samples of artwork from each artist, with books available to buy.

Unlike the poets, these artists were nearly always drawn up by the Ministry in an official capacity...


 

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War Savings Pledge, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
War Savings Pledge


British Children, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
British Children


Britain and the Jews, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Britain and the Jews


Emprunt National, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Emprunt National


War Loan, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
War Loan


Sowing the Seeds, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Sowing the Seeds


50,000 Men, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
50,000 Men




 
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