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Background imageBombing Collection: Attack of the Ulster Division, 1 July 1916, (c1930). Creator: James Prinsep Beadle

Attack of the Ulster Division, 1 July 1916, (c1930). Creator: James Prinsep Beadle
Attack of the Ulster Division, 1 July 1916, (c1930). Scene from the Battle of the Somme in northern France during the First World War

Background imageBombing Collection: RAF bomber pilot and second pilot, 1941

RAF bomber pilot and second pilot, 1941. Brave yet cautious, cool yet daring. From Bomber Command. [His Majestys Stationery Office, London, 1941]

Background imageBombing Collection: Mr. Churchill contemplates the ruins of the House of Commons, bombed in May 1941, 1941

Mr. Churchill contemplates the ruins of the House of Commons, bombed in May 1941, 1941 (1955). Incendiary bombs which fell on the nights of 10

Background imageBombing Collection: The Campbells are Coming! Brave Pipers Playing Highland Regiments to Victory, 1917

The Campbells are Coming! Brave Pipers Playing Highland Regiments to Victory, 1917
" The Campbells are Coming!" Brave Pipers Playing Highland Regiments to Victory, 1917. The tune of the The Campbells Are Coming was played by pipers at the Battle of Delville Wood

Background imageBombing Collection: Belgians fleeing from Termonde, First World War, 1914, (1920)

Belgians fleeing from Termonde, First World War, 1914, (1920). Illustration from The Illustrated War Record of the Most Notable Episodes in the Great European War 1914-1918, seventh edition

Background imageBombing Collection: Jones Barn where dynamite was found, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service

Jones Barn where dynamite was found, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
Jones Barn where dynamite was found, 1910. Shows the Jones barn in Indianapolis, Indiana. It relates to the brothers James McNamara and John McNamara

Background imageBombing Collection: Dynamite box at Indianapolis, (Jones Barn), 1910. Creator: Bain News Service

Dynamite box at Indianapolis, (Jones Barn), 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
Dynamite box at Indianapolis, (Jones Barn), 1910. Shows the Jones barn in Indianapolis, Indiana. It relates to the brothers James McNamara and John McNamara

Background imageBombing Collection: Lieut. Scott's Aero Bomb, (1912?). Creator: Bain News Service

Lieut. Scott's Aero Bomb, (1912?). Creator: Bain News Service
Lieut. Scott's Aero Bomb, (1912?). Probably shows bomb sighting and dropping device designed by Lieutenant Riley E. Scott in 1911.

Background imageBombing Collection: F.C. Webb, Pat Farrell, P.J. Morr, J.T. Butler, and M.J. Harmon, between c1910 and c1915

F.C. Webb, Pat Farrell, P.J. Morr, J.T. Butler, and M.J. Harmon, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
F.C. Webb, Pat Farrell, P.J. Morr, J.T. Butler, and M.J. Harmon, between c1910 and c1915. In February 1912, a federal grand jury in Indianapolis indicted fifty-four union men

Background imageBombing Collection: The War in Denmark: the town of Sonderburg in ruins after the bombardment..., 1864. Creator: Unknown

The War in Denmark: the town of Sonderburg in ruins after the bombardment..., 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in Denmark: the town of Sonderburg in ruins after the bombardment, 1864. Engraving '...from a sketch taken by Mr

Background imageBombing Collection: W.D. Stephens, between c1915 and 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

W.D. Stephens, between c1915 and 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
W.D. Stephens, between c1915 and 1917. Shows William Dennison Stephens (1859-1944), a U.S. Representative and Governor of California

Background imageBombing Collection: German prisoners, France, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

German prisoners, France, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
German prisoners, France, between c1915 and 1918. German prisoners of war in France during World War I

Background imageBombing Collection: King George V sees trench bombing, 7 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

King George V sees trench bombing, 7 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
King George V sees trench bombing, 7 Jul 1917. Trench mortar bombardment during King George V's visit to the Gas School, Helfaut, France on July 7, 1917 during World War I

Background imageBombing Collection: Soissons after bombardment, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Soissons after bombardment, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Soissons after bombardment, 1914. Buildings in Soissons, France after bombardment by German forces during World War I

Background imageBombing Collection: Victorieuse Offensive Italienne; Devant Plava: Le bombardement des positions autrichiennes...1917

Victorieuse Offensive Italienne; Devant Plava: Le bombardement des positions autrichiennes...1917. Creator: Unknown
Victorieuse Offensive Italienne; Devant Plava: Le bombardement des positions autrichiennes du Monte Cucco, le 13 mai; des pieces lourdes anglaises y participent, 1917

Background imageBombing Collection: Victorieuse Offensive Italienne; Le bombardement italien sur la chaine du Cucco et du Santo...1917

Victorieuse Offensive Italienne; Le bombardement italien sur la chaine du Cucco et du Santo...1917 Creator: Unknown
Victorieuse Offensive Italienne; Le bombardement italien sur la chaine du Cucco et du Santo, le 12 mai: les eclatements couvrent la montagne d'une sorte de brouillard, 1917

Background imageBombing Collection: La Cathedrale de Reims, 1917. Creator: Charles-Jules Duvent

La Cathedrale de Reims, 1917. Creator: Charles-Jules Duvent
La Cathedrale de Reims, 1917. Reims Cathedral. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageBombing Collection: La destruction methodique de Reims; Le sol de la place du Parvis-Notre-Dame, creve par... 1917

La destruction methodique de Reims; Le sol de la place du Parvis-Notre-Dame, creve par... 1917. Creator: Unknown
La destruction methodique de Reims; Le sol de la place du Parvis-Notre-Dame, creve par l'explosion d'obus qui ont manque la cathedrale, 1917

Background imageBombing Collection: La destruction methodique de Reims; L'Hotel de Ville en feu, apres le bombardement du 3 ma

La destruction methodique de Reims; L'Hotel de Ville en feu, apres le bombardement du 3 ma... 1917 Creator: Unknown
La destruction methodique de Reims; L'Hotel de Ville en feu, apres le bombardement du 3 mai par obus incendiaires, 1917

Background imageBombing Collection: La destruction methodique de Reims; L'eclatement d'un obus de gros calibre sur le transept

La destruction methodique de Reims; L'eclatement d'un obus de gros calibre sur le transept de la cathedrale, le 19 avril 1917, a 1 heure de l'apres-midi, 1917

Background imageBombing Collection: The Siege of Magdeburg, 1631, (1650). Creator: Pieter Meulener

The Siege of Magdeburg, 1631, (1650). Creator: Pieter Meulener
The Siege of Magdeburg, 1631, (1650). The sack of Magdeburg was the destruction of the Protestant city of Magdeburg on 20 May 1631 by the Imperial Army and the forces of the Catholic League

Background imageBombing Collection: The War in Naples - Victor Emmanuel giving commands to commence the bombardment... 1860

The War in Naples - Victor Emmanuel giving commands to commence the bombardment... 1860. Creator: W Thomas
The War in Naples - Victor Emmanuel giving commands to commence the bombardment of Capua - from a sketch by our special artist

Background imageBombing Collection: Part of the Destroyed Walls of Canton, from the Dutch Folly Fort - from a sketch by an... 1857

Part of the Destroyed Walls of Canton, from the Dutch Folly Fort - from a sketch by an... 1857. Creator: Unknown
Part of the Destroyed Walls of Canton, from the Dutch Folly Fort - from a sketch by an officer engaged in the operations, 1857. China, Second Opium War

Background imageBombing Collection: Bombardment of Canton: the Suburbs on Fire - from a sketch by an officer engaged in the... 1857

Bombardment of Canton: the Suburbs on Fire - from a sketch by an officer engaged in the... 1857. Creator: Unknown
Bombardment of Canton: the Suburbs on Fire - from a sketch by an officer engaged in the operations, 1857. War in China: The time is approaching when our present treaty with China will have

Background imageBombing Collection: La preparation de l'offensive de la Somme; destruction des tranchees ennemies, 3.Photo... 1916

La preparation de l'offensive de la Somme; destruction des tranchees ennemies, 3.Photo... 1916. Creator: Unknown
La preparation de l'offensive de la Somme; destruction des tranchees ennemies, 3.Photographie prise immediatement avant l'attaque du 1er juillet, et montrant, dans sa perti gauche

Background imageBombing Collection: La preparation de l'offensive de la Somme; destruction des tranchees ennemies, 2. Au... 1916

La preparation de l'offensive de la Somme; destruction des tranchees ennemies, 2. Au... 1916. Creator: Unknown
La preparation de l'offensive de la Somme; destruction des tranchees ennemies, 2. Au cours de la preparation, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVIII

Background imageBombing Collection: Gun emplacement hit by a bomb, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet

Gun emplacement hit by a bomb, 1832, (1833). Creator: Auguste Raffet
Gun emplacement hit by a bomb, 1832, (1833). Blindage enfonce par une bombe'. Soldiers fleeing. On the left is an injured person

Background imageBombing Collection: The Bombardment of Sveaborg - sketched by J. W. Carmichael, 1856. Creator: Unknown

The Bombardment of Sveaborg - sketched by J. W. Carmichael, 1856. Creator: Unknown
The Bombardment of Sveaborg - sketched by J. W. Carmichael, 1856. Scene from the Aland War, part of the Crimean War, showing...Captain Caldwell, [commanding] H.M.S

Background imageBombing Collection: The Bombardment of Sveaborg - Officers on the Island of Tona Miola - sketched by J. W

The Bombardment of Sveaborg - Officers on the Island of Tona Miola - sketched by J. W. Carmichael, 1 Creator: Unknown
The Bombardment of Sveaborg - Officers on the Island of Tona Miola - sketched by J. W. Carmichael, 1856. Scene from the Aland War, part of the Crimean War. On Sunday afternoon, August 12, H.M

Background imageBombing Collection: Combat Aerien; La Guerre Aerienne sur le front Britannique; Bombardement de nuit a l'arriere

Combat Aerien; La Guerre Aerienne sur le front Britannique; Bombardement de nuit a l'arriere des lignes allemandes; attaque, a la bombe et a la mitrailleuse

Background imageBombing Collection: Combat Aerien; Un raid de jour; Escadre Francaise sur l'objectif; des usines au d'une... 1918

Combat Aerien; Un raid de jour; Escadre Francaise sur l'objectif; des usines au d'une... 1918
Combat Aerien; Un raid de jour; Escadre Francaise sur l'objectif; des usines au d'une riviere, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris

Background imageBombing Collection: Combat Aerien; Un Bombardement Aerien; Avion Breguet Lancant ses bombes de 90, 1918

Combat Aerien; Un Bombardement Aerien; Avion Breguet Lancant ses bombes de 90, 1918. Creator: Unknown
Combat Aerien; Un Bombardement Aerien; Avion Breguet Lancant ses bombes de 90, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageBombing Collection: The Bombardment of Algiers, in support of...the release of Christian slaves...1816, 1823

The Bombardment of Algiers, in support of...the release of Christian slaves...1816, 1823. Creator: Martinus Schouman
The Bombardment of Algiers, in support of the ultimatum for the release of Christian slaves, 26-27 August 1816, 1823. Britain and the Netherlands bombarded ships

Background imageBombing Collection: The shelling of the Sultan of Jambi's Kraton...8 September 1858, 1858-1865. Creator: Unknown

The shelling of the Sultan of Jambi's Kraton...8 September 1858, 1858-1865. Creator: Unknown
The shelling of the Sultan of Jambi's Kraton (Palace) by the government naval vessels Celebes, Admiraal van Kinsbergen and Onrust on 8 September 1858, 1858-1865

Background imageBombing Collection: Le Fort de Douaumont. La preparation d'artillerie; le 22 mai, a 10heures. -- deux heures... 1916

Le Fort de Douaumont. La preparation d'artillerie; le 22 mai, a 10heures. -- deux heures... 1916. Creator: Unknown
Le Fort de Douaumont. La preparation d'artillerie; le 22 mai, a 10heures. -- deux heures avant l'assaut, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVII

Background imageBombing Collection: Le Fort de Douaumont. La veille de notre attaque, 21 mai, a 3 h. 1/2 du soir, 1916. Creator: Unknown

Le Fort de Douaumont. La veille de notre attaque, 21 mai, a 3 h. 1/2 du soir, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Le Fort de Douaumont. La veille de notre attaque, 21 mai, a 3 h. 1/2 du soir, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVII

Background imageBombing Collection: Premieres visions de Guerre; Un zeppelin est venu bombarder Anvers sans resultats, 1914

Premieres visions de Guerre; Un zeppelin est venu bombarder Anvers sans resultats, 1914. Creator: Unknown
Premieres visions de Guerre; Un zeppelin est venu bombarder Anvers sans resultats appreciables ; les bombes etaient encore peu efficaces, 1914

Background imageBombing Collection: Le Zeppelin Abattu; Dans la banlieue Nord de Londres; Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, 1916

Le Zeppelin Abattu; Dans la banlieue Nord de Londres; Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Le Zeppelin Abattu; Dans la banlieue Nord de Londres; Le lieutenant-aviateur William Leefe Robinson, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV. L'Illustration Tome CXLVIII

Background imageBombing Collection: Les destructions de monuments a Venise; Coupole de l'eglise San-Pietro di Castello, 1916

Les destructions de monuments a Venise; Coupole de l'eglise San-Pietro di Castello, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Les destructions de monuments a Venise et a Reims; Coupole de l'eglise San-Pietro di Castello, qui fut atteinte par une bombe incendiaire et don't la lanterne seule fut detruite par le feu

Background imageBombing Collection: Les destructions de monuments a Venise; Interieur de l'eglise Santa-Maria Formosa, 1916

Les destructions de monuments a Venise; Interieur de l'eglise Santa-Maria Formosa, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Les destructions de monuments a Venise et a Reims; Interieur de l'eglise Santa-Maria Formosa, apres le bombardement de Venise par les avions autrichiens, le 9 aout, 1916

Background imageBombing Collection: L'Aviation Francaise sur le front Macedonien; un des bombardements de la ville de Petritch

L'Aviation Francaise sur le front Macedonien; un des bombardements de la ville de Petritch, 1916 Creator: Unknown
L'Aviation Francaise sur le front Macedonien; un des bombardements de la ville de Petritch: Pendant la periode de preparation sur le front d'Orient

Background imageBombing Collection: l'Avenue d'Orléans, durant les bombardements de Paris par les armées prussiennes, en janvier 1871

l'Avenue d'Orléans, durant les bombardements de Paris par les armées prussiennes, en janvier 1871
l'Avenue d'Orleans, durant les bombardements de Paris par les armees prussiennes, en janvier 1871 (actuelle avenue du General Leclerc), 14eme arrondissement

Background imageBombing Collection: Bombardment of Sebastopol - General Sir De Lacy Evans and staff, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Bombardment of Sebastopol - General Sir De Lacy Evans and staff, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Bombardment of Sebastopol - General Sir De Lacy Evans and staff, 1854. Crimean War: mounted British officers. The enemy's magazine in the round tower battery exploded again for the third time

Background imageBombing Collection: Opening of the Bombardment of Sebastopol - Chapman's Battery, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Opening of the Bombardment of Sebastopol - Chapman's Battery, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Opening of the Bombardment of Sebastopol - Chapman's Battery, 1854. Crimean War. The Russian fire, though well directed

Background imageBombing Collection: The 'Agamemnon' and 'Sanspareil' attacking Sebastopol, 1854. Creator: Unknown

The "Agamemnon" and "Sanspareil" attacking Sebastopol, 1854. Creator: Unknown
The "Agamemnon" and "Sanspareil" attacking Sebastopol, 1854. Crimean War: Royal Navy ships....the Agamemnon...opened fire from her large pivot gun on the "Wasp" Fort

Background imageBombing Collection: H.M.S. 'Miranda' destroying the City of Kola, the Capital of Russian Lapland, 1854

H.M.S. "Miranda" destroying the City of Kola, the Capital of Russian Lapland, 1854. Creator: Unknown. H.M.S
H.M.S. "Miranda" destroying the City of Kola, the Capital of Russian Lapland, 1854. Crimean War: Royal Navy ship attacking

Background imageBombing Collection: Burning of the town of Novitska, in the White Sea, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Burning of the town of Novitska, in the White Sea, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Burning of the town of Novitska, in the White Sea, 1854. Scene from the Crimean War: Royal Navy warships bombard a town in northern Russia

Background imageBombing Collection: Attack on the town of Novitska, in the White Sea, by the 'Miranda' and 'Brisk', 1854

Attack on the town of Novitska, in the White Sea, by the "Miranda" and "Brisk", 1854. Scene from the Crimean War: Royal Navy warships bombard a town in northern Russia



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