SECOND WORLD WAR

The Second World War was a global conflict during the years 1939–1945. Although the war impacted almost every country, those at the centre of the conflict were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (France, Great Britain, the Soviet Union and the United States).

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN by Paul nash © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 1550)

BATTLE OF BRITAIN by Paul nash © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 1550)

SECOND WORLD WAR CONTENTS:

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  • Profiles People

  • Living through Conflict

  • Commemoration and Legacy 

  • Artistic Responses to Conflict

OTHER CONFLICTS:


SECOND WORLD WAR TOPIC AREAS

Living Through Conflict

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People Profiles

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The 'Big Three', Winston Churchill, President Roosevelt and Marshal Stalin © IWM (A 20712)

The 'Big Three', Winston Churchill, President Roosevelt and Marshal Stalin © IWM (A 20712)

A crowd of children stand on a railway platform, waiting to be evacuated to the country © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 264)

A crowd of children stand on a railway platform, waiting to be evacuated to the country
© IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 264)

Commemoration and Legacy

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Artistic Responses to Conflict

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British infantrymen in jungle equipment work their way through the dense undergrowth of the Burmese rainforest. © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 5619)

British infantrymen in jungle equipment work their way through the dense undergrowth of the Burmese rainforest. © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 5619)

Men and women dance the conga around a bonfire in East Acton, London during the evening of VE Day, 8 May 1945 © IWM (EA 65881)

Men and women dance the conga around a bonfire in East Acton, London during the evening of VE Day, 8 May 1945 © IWM (EA 65881)

 
 

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