WW 2 - Atlantic Theatre - 1.0

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This slideshow contains a collection of paintings on World War II. The majority of the paintings were painted by contemporary artists, who had direct experience of war at first hand. The majority of the paintings are from the Western allies. Due to the lack of availability, the slideshow may present a distorted history of the war. On the other hand, paintings are more like an eyewitness account of what had happened 22 Oct 2020.

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Paintings of WW 2 The Atlantic Theatre First created 6 Sep 2020. Version 1.0 - 28 Oct 2020. Daperro . London . Withdraw from Dunkirk (Detail) 1940 Charles Cundall .

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Narvik , Norway. April 1940. An early success British battleship Warspite with nine destroyers surprised the Germans and sunk all German destroyers in the fjord. Warspite & Crossack (Second Battle.at Narvik . Apr 1940. E Tuffnell . National Maritime Museum. NMM. ImgW 17

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Dunkirk France. May 1940. Withdraw from Dunkirk. May 1940. Carles Cundall British. Imperial War Museum.. IWM/ IW 26.

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Destruction of war. Cathedral Amiens. 1940. Cathedral, Amiens. 1940. Rudolf Lipus . German. Bavarian Army Museum.. BAM. ImgW 34.

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Barrage Balloon, Coventry. 1940. Dame Laura Knight. British. Imperial War Museum, London. IWM. ImgW 53. Britain stands alone. 1940.

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The Blitz. 1940-41. WS Haines. Artist was killed while painting this canvas. WW2 8.14.3516. German Bombing. Britain Under Attack. 1940.

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Atlantic Convoy to Supply Britain. 1941-42. Escort Carrier, N Atlantic. c1941. Stephen Bone. British. National Maritime Museum, London. NMM. IW 73.

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Arctic Convoy to Supply Russia. 1941-42. Arriving at Murmansk. 1942. Charles Pears. British. National Maritime Museum, London. NMM.

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Food Office, England c1941. The Emergency Food Office. 1941-42. Grace Golden. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 317.

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German in action. North Africa 1941. Ambush in North Africa. 1941. Helmut Georg. German. US Army Center of Military History. USAC IW 84.

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New Zealander Breaking out. 1941. North Africa Night Fight at Minqar Qa’im . 1941. Peter McIntyre. New Zealander. New Zealand National Archive. NZNA IW 85.

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The Cost of Brief Encounter. 1941. Ivor Hele. Australian. Australian War Memorial. AWM IW 100. Australian in North Africa. 1941

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Reserves for Rommel, Tripoli. 1942. Helmut Georg. German. US Army Center of Military History. USAC IW 85. Afrika Corp leaving for the Front Live 1942.

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Invasion of Russia 1941. Once More Lost Stand, Western Russia. 1941. Mikhail Savitsky . Belorussian Museum of Decorative Arts. BMDA. IW 330

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Outside Moscow. 1941. Outside Moscow. Dec1941. W F GebHardt . German. US Army Center of Military History. USAC IW 142..

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Invasion of Russia Outside Moscow. 1942. Attack from the Oranierburg . Battle of Stalingrad. Autumn 1942. Dimitry Obozhernko . Russian. USSR Union of Artists. UUoA . IW 141.

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Invasion of Russia Outside Moscow. 1942. Arena of Giant Tank Battle, West Russia (Detail). 1942. Piotr Krivonogov . Russian. Central Museum of the Armed Forces. CMAF IW 122.

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Atlantic Submarine Sea War. 1942. Ocean Rescue c1942. Norman Wilkinson. National Maritime Museum. NMM IW 170.

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U Boat Atlantic War. 1942. Coast Guard Campbell. c1942. Anton Otto Fischer. US Coast Guard Art Collection. CUCG. IW 157.

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Canadian handover to the British escorts. U Boat War. 1942. The Middle of the Atlantic. c1942. Rowley P Murphy. Canadian. Canadian War Museum. CWM IW 161.

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U Boat War. 1942. Rammed by Ville de Quebec. c1942. H Beaument .. Canadian. Canadian War Museum. CWM IW 159.

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Escort Carrier - U Boat War. 1942. Push Overboard, Escort Carrier. c1942. Mitchell Jamieson. US Navy Combat Art Collection. USNA. IW 173.

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Nediterranean 1941 Attack on a Carrier. Mediterranean. c1941. Charles Pears. National Maritime Museum. NMM. IW 28.

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Italy 1943 Battle of Malta. 1942. Denis Barnham. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 280.

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Ploesti Italy. 1943 Ploesti Burning, Italy. August 1943. Stanley Dersk . American. US Air Force Art Collection. USAF. IW 270.

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Italy 1943 Drifting Down (Detail Practising Jump in Italy). 1943. GC Tinning. Canadian. Canadian War Museum. CWM. IW 236.

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The Old and the New (Rendezvous, Over Venice). 1943. Alan Moore . Australian. Australian War Museum. AWM. IW 238.

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Leghorn, Italy 1944 B16 Marauder Bombing of Leghorn, Italy. 1944 Winter. John LaValle. US Air Force Art Collection. USAF. IW 239.

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Drive to Rome. 1943 Canadian Drive Toward, Rome. 1943. Lawren P Harris. Canadian. Canadian War Museum. CWM. IW 244.

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England. 44 The Face of the Enemy, English Port. 1944. Stephen Bone. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 167. A painting showing the human curiosity and concern, as British sailors and civilians turn out to look at the faces of the enemy.

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V1 London. 44 V1 Over Tower Bridge. 1944. Frederick Cook. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 359.

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Normandy. 44 Wreckage in Normandy. 1944. Albert Richard. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 353.

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Normandy. 44 Dropping in Normandy. 1944. Albert Richards. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 345.

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Utah Normandy. 44 Bombardment at Fox Green Beech, Utah Normandy. 1944. Dwight Sje [;er. US Navy Combat Art Collection. CWM. IW 351.

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Normandy. 44 Rhino Ferry to Normandy. 1944. AN Fisher. Canadian. Canadian War Museum. CWM. IW 248. Rhino Ferry to Normandy. 1944. AN Fisher. Canadian. Canadian War Museum. CWM. IW 248.

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Paris. 44 Liberation of Paris. 1944. Anthony Gross. British. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 362.

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Berlin. 1944-45 Berlin Under the Bombs. 1944-45. William Wessel. German. US Center of Millitary History. USMN. IW 323.

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Berlin. 45 Storming of the Reichstag Steps, Berlin. May 1945. Piotr Krivonogov . Ministry of Armed Forces. UMAF. IW 383.

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Berlin. 45 Victory Berlin. May 1945. Oleg Ponomarenko . USSR Union of Artist. UUoA . IW 380.

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Germany. 46 Parade to End Parades. 1946. Edward Payne. Imperial War Museum. IWM. IW 386.

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All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. Music – Ashoken Fairwell by the Her Majesty Royal Marines. A tune from the American Civil War. The Nuremberg Trial. 1946. Laura Knight. British. Imperial War Museum, London. IWM. IW 364. The End

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