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.
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.
POEMS Poetry and biographies
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,
for Doomed Youth. And the handwritten
version of John McCrae's In
S. I. W. by Wilfred Owen
"I will to the King,
And offer him consolation in his trouble,
For that man there has set his teeth to die,
And being one that hates obedience,
Discipline, and orderliness of life,
I cannot mourn him."
W. B. Yeats... [Read Full Poem "S. I. W." Here]
ARTISTS A look into 22
artists, including biographies
and samples of artwork.
Official War Artists
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
with books available
Unlike the poets,
these artists were nearly always drawn up
by the Ministry in an official capacity...