All branches of the Imperial War Museum are commemorating the 70th anniversary of 1940 - the year which saw the introduction of rationing; Winston Churchill come to power; the evacuation of Dunkirk; the Battle of Britain; and the Blitz - with a range of special exhibitions, events and engaging online content.
Whether you’d like to attend an air show at Imperial War Museum Duxford, want to review the new Explore History 1940 display at Imperial War Museum London, or are simply seeking background information on the momentous events of 1940, members of the press can find all relevant information on this page.
For information on any of the 1940 anniversary events or exhibitions taking place at the Imperial War Museum, please refer to one of the press releases below:
Images and Film
A selection of high-resolution images, complete with captions and copyright information, is available to download from Pictures for Press.
For broadcast-quality film, get in touch directly with one of the Museum’s press offices who can provide a selection of archive and contemporary content on DVD.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for above, please contact one of the Museum’s press offices:
Imperial War Museum London, Ellie Farrell: 020 7416 5497, email@example.com
Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast, Nicola Osmond-Evans: 020 7416 5316, firstname.lastname@example.org
Imperial War Museum Duxford, Esther Blaine: 01223 499 320, email@example.com
Imperial War Museum North, Alex Knight: 0161 836 4040, firstname.lastname@example.org