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The world at war( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
Memory of the camps by PBS Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When allied troops invaded Germany and liberated Nazi death camps at the end of World War II, they found unspeakable horrors that still haunt the world's conscience. In 1945, British and American film crews accompanying the troops liberating the camps captured these atrocities firsthand. The resulting film directed in part by Alfred Hitchcock but never finished, was discovered by Frontline in 1984 in the archives of the Imperial War Museum. Sixty years after the war ended, Frontline now re-broadcasts this powerful memorial in its entirety"--Container
War posters : weapons of mass communication by James Aulich( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide selection of the most eye-catching examples from the internationally renowned poster collection at London's Imperial War Museum. It encompasses iconic images such as Alfred Leete's "Your Country Needs You" as well as additional material drawn from the world of advertising and documentary photographs of posters in situ. Through posters, the author examines the social, political, ethnic, and cultural aspirations of America, Britain, Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Austria, Hungary, and the Czech Republic. Covering topics as diverse as advertising in World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, Germany and Occupied Europe in World War II, anti-nuclear campaigns, and Vietnam, the book is comprehensive and highly analytical, yet accessible.--From publisher description
The First World War in posters, from the Imperial War Museum, London by Joseph Darracott( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posters that portray the first world war
The Great War : a photographic narrative by Mark Holborn( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the occasion of the centenary of World War I in August 2014--an unprecedented, spectacular pictorial history of the first global war in 380 black-and-white photographs, many never seen before, from Imperial War Museums. This monumental, dramatic photographic narrative captures the war from the early arms race that developed around the massing of prewar battleship fleets to the final moments of the conflict with the sinking of the German fleet in Scapa. The photographs span the many battlefronts throughout the world: from the British Isles to the south Atlantic, across Europe and the Ottoman Empire, Sudan and East Africa, Jerusalem and Damascus. Here are soldiers from across the globe, vast battleships, dirigibles overhead, the streets of London, the first battle of Ypres, German submarines at sea, the beaches of Gallipoli, the battle of Jutland, the battle of the Somme trenches, and much, much more"--
The battlefields of the First World War : the unseen panoramas of the Western front by Peter Barton( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first publication of a unique rediscovered collection of over 200 panoramic photographs of the Western Front of the First World War- not seen for almost 90 years. The vast battlescapes are interspersed with poignant individual photographs and recollections of the soldier caught in the action."--Front matter
Lawrence of Arabia : the life, the legend by Malcolm Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text chronicle the life of T.E. Lawrence, whom the film "Lawrence of Arabia" was based on, discussing his experiences traveling through the desert, his academic career, his participation in the Arab Revolt, his search for obscurity, and other related topics
Overlord by Stuart Cooper( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drafted into the British army, young Tom Beddows leaves his parents and his beloved cocker spaniel and reports for military duty, arriving late because of a German air raid. In training camp, he makes friends with Jack and Arthur. They all wish the war would go away, so they could return to their parents and girlfriends. Finally ordered into combat, a sense of impending doom prompts Tom to write a consoling letter to be delivered to his parents instead of the official military notice. Stoic and fatalistic, he will be among the first troops to land in Normandy at the launch of Operation Overlord, the Allied offensive to push the Nazis out of France
The Usborne introduction to the First World War by Ruth Brocklehurst( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book outlines how the First World War affected every corner of the globe, provoked revolutions, developed new weapons, and changed the political map of Europe forever
True stories of D-Day by Henry Brook( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read D-Day stories from tank commanders to paratroopers, to commando raiders to French Resistance fighters
The Second World War in photographs by Richard Holmes( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in its history, the Imperial War Museum has collaborated on a book that showcases 500 of the best black-and-white and colour images from its photographic archive, including many previously unpublished
Trench : a history of trench warfare on the Western front by Stephen Bull( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Bull provides a picture of trench warfare, from the construction of the trenches and their different types, to the new weaponry & tactics employed in defence & attack. Annotated trench maps highlight particular features of the trenches, while photographs & documents combine to give an account of war in the trenches
Forgotten voices of the Great War by Max Arthur( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten Voices of the Great War is the fruit of a project of the British Imperial War Museum begun in 1972 to tape-record the accounts of soldiers of all the armies involved in The Great War. An oral history of World War I from the perspective of the real people who fought it reveals the harrowing day-to-day lives of soldiers experiencing trench warfare, painting a vivid and compelling picture of the Great War
Anthem for doomed youth : twelve soldier poets of the First World War by Jon Stallworthy( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Anthem for Doomed Youth, Jon Stallworthy, a leading poet and former professor of English Literature, tells the story of the lives and work of twelve soldier poets of the First World War and provides selections of the best of their works
Artillery by Simon Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes several models of guns and howizters used in World War I and World War II, including specifications and statistics"--Provided by publisher
The Imperial War Museum book of the First World War : a great conflict recalled in previously unpublished letters, diaries, documents, and memoirs by Malcolm Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War stories : true stories from the first and second World Wars by Paul Dowswell( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects stories of events during the first and second world wars, covering land battles, the naval Battle of Jutland, the last voyage of the Bismarck, the cracking of the Enigma code, and the Manhattan Project
The First World War in photographs by Richard Holmes( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs from the archives of the Imperial War Museum provide images of the war on each front, from the initial outbreak of war to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles
Shaped by war by Don McCullin( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British photojournalist McCullin's best-known images, which are included in this retrospective of his entire career, stem from wars of the 1960s and 1970s in the Congo, Cyprus, Vietnam, and Lebanon. A companion to a contemporary exhibit staged by Britain's Imperial War Museum, the tome contains text that somewhat overlaps with McCullin's autobiography (Unreasonable Behavior, 1992), but there are far more photographs included here. Word and picture initially explain how McCullin began, as a film developer in the Royal Air Force. Returned to civilian life in the late 1950s, he broke into photojournalism with street scenes of London and eventually was hired by the prestigious London Sunday Times, for which he took a picture that has assumed iconic status in Vietnam War imagery, in which a battle-weary U.S. Marine looks through the camera with a thousand-yard stare. McCullin describes the circumstances of its composition, as he does those of most photos reproduced here, typically reflecting on his feelings about covering combat and the risks he incurred
Lee Miller : a woman's war by Lee Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Miller photographed innumerable women during her career, first as a fashion photographer and then as a journalist during the Second World War, documenting the social consequences of the conflict, particularly the impact of the war on women across Europe. Her work as a war photographer is perhaps that for which she is best remembered; in fact, she was among the 20th century's most important photographers on the subject. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, Lee Miller: A Womans War tells the story beyond the battlefields of the Second World War by way of Miller's extraordinary photographs of the women whose lives were affected. Introductions by Hilary Roberts and Antony Penrose, Lee Miller's son, precede Miller's work, which is divided into chronological chapters. Miller's photographs, many previously unpublished, are accompanied by extended captions that place the images within the context of women's roles within the landscape of war
 
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The world at war
Alternative Names

controlled identityImperial War Museums (Great Britain)

Britské válečné muzeum

Duxford Imperial War Museum

Gran Bretanya. Imperial War Museum

Great Britain Imperial War Museum

Great Britain. National War Museum

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum (London, England)

Imperial War Museums IWM Duxford

IWM

Lielbritānija. Imperial War Museum

London (England) Imperial War Museum

London (England). National War Museum

London Imperial War Museum

Londres (Anglaterra). Imperial War Museum

Londres (GB)

Londres. Imperial War Museum

Londýn (Anglie) Imperial War Museum

Musée impérial de la guerre (Londres)

Museo Imperial da Guerra

Museo Imperial de la Guerra

Museu Imperial de la Guerra

National War Museum (Great Britain)

The Imperial War Museum

Velká Británie Imperial War Museum

War Museum London

Имперский военный музей

Імперський військовий музей

Կայսերական ռազմական թանգարան

מוזיאון המלחמה האימפריאלי

متحف الحرب الإمبراطوري

موزه سلطنتی جنگ

帝国战争博物馆

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English (229)

German (5)

Polish (2)

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Memory of the campsWar posters : weapons of mass communicationThe First World War in posters, from the Imperial War Museum, LondonThe battlefields of the First World War : the unseen panoramas of the Western frontLawrence of Arabia : the life, the legendThe Usborne introduction to the First World WarTrue stories of D-DayThe Second World War in photographs