The Imperial War Museum has an unparalleled and unique Collection covering all aspects of twentieth and twenty-first century conflict involving Britain and the Commonwealth. It is an exceptional resource in uncovering history, with a wealth of material relating to 1940. Created to establish a permanent record of those involved in and affected by conflict, the Museum’s vast material stretches from multimedia records such as film and audio to historic works of art.
For unprecedented access to large parts of this rich resource visit Collections Online.
Visit our Online Shop to buy a wide range of books, unique gifts, posters, CDs and DVDs relating to 1940.
Choose from a wide selection of high-quality prints and canvases in a range of sizes from our art and poster collections. Prints are delivered to your door, all around the world.
Choose and order prints and digital files from over 55,000 photographs, posters and works of art.
The Museum has over 150 hours of archive film to buy online from our Film and Video Sales website.
As the foremost resource for understanding contemporary warfare, our Collections are used internationally to support commercial and public programmes.