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An unparalleled collection of European and American military history

Bridgeman Art Library represents many archives with rich and diverse collections in European and American military history.  The National Army Museum, Imperial War Museum and Royal Naval Museum all chronicle England's military history from prominent people to depictions of maritime and land battles across the globe, political cartoons to maps and illustrations of uniforms. For a chronicle of 20th century wars, several German photography collections are unparalleled. SZ Photo and H.P. Stiebing both illustrate the tragedy and eventual triumph of more recent times, from the feat of the D-Day landings, the decimation of Dresden, the horrific realities of the Nazi Holocaust to the war effort on the home front. Peter Newark American Pictures is a wonderful resource for images and ephemera from the American Revolutionary War up to Vietnam, from recruiting posters to portraits of civil war soldiers to weapons and paraphenalia. The Canadian War Museum chronicles North America's contribution on the international stage in both times of war and peace.

PJC2713987 Other Mothers' Sons, 1991 (acrylic on canvas on corrugated wood support) by Crook, P.J.</br>Imperial War Museum, London, UK
PJC2713987 Other Mothers' Sons, 1991 (acrylic on canvas on corrugated wood support) by Crook, P.J.
Imperial War Museum, London, UK

PNP275387 American soldier shares his rations with South Korean child (b.w photo)</br>Peter Newark Military Pictures
PNP275387 American soldier shares his rations with South Korean child (b.w photo)
Peter Newark Military Pictures

CIV214379 Invasion Pattern, 1945 (oil on canvas) by Eric Aldwinckle (1908-80)</br>Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Canada
CIV214379 Invasion Pattern, 1945 (oil on canvas) by Eric Aldwinckle (1908-80)
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Canada


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