List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / War / 1925 - 1950

  1. Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Red Cross butter tin from Colditz Castle Contributed by Individual
  2. Polish Cooking Pot journeyed to Scotland Polish Cooking Pot journeyed to Scotland Contributed by Individual
  3. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  4. My Father's Rice Box My Father's Rice Box Contributed by Individual
  5. Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Bomb Disposal Poster from 1942 Contributed by Individual
  6. Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Drinking water vessel from Lifeboat Contributed by Individual
  7. Small useful cupboard Small useful cupboard Contributed by Individual
  8. A Japanese flag from Burma in WW2 A Japanese flag from Burma in WW2 Contributed by Individual
  9. a postcard from Theresienstadt 1944 a postcard from Theresienstadt 1944 Contributed by Individual
  10. Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Contributed by Individual
  11. Eritrean Pipe Eritrean Pipe Contributed by Individual
  12. Hiroshima Jam Jar Hiroshima Jam Jar Contributed by Individual
  13. souvenir programme from changi prison souvenir programme from changi prison Contributed by Individual
  14. Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Wooden Toy Spitfire 1940 Contributed by Individual
  15. D-Day Map D-Day Map Contributed by Individual
  16. Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Shrapnel from V1 Flying Bomb Contributed by Individual
  17. Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Scout Log of a trip to Europe in 1939 Contributed by Individual
  18. Aircraft Logbook Aircraft Logbook Contributed by Individual
  19. Travel Communion Set Travel Communion Set Contributed by Individual
  20. Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Contributed by Individual
  21. A.R.P First Aid Kit A.R.P First Aid Kit Contributed by Individual
  22. NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) NSU HK 101 Kettenkrad (Kuninchen) Contributed by Individual
  23. Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Swan Ink Bottle from bottom of Scapa Flo Contributed by Individual
  24. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  25. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  26. A Clock made from bits of a spitfire A Clock made from bits of a spitfire Contributed by Individual
  27. RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie RAF Gold Caterpillar Tie Contributed by Individual
  28. Hawker Hurricane Propellor Gear Unit Hawker Hurricane Propellor Gear Unit Contributed by Individual
  29. World War 2 Mobile VAD badge World War 2 Mobile VAD badge Contributed by Individual
  30. Dutch East Indies Army Rucksack Dutch East Indies Army Rucksack Contributed by Individual
  31. Identity bracelet child WW2 Identity bracelet child WW2 Contributed by Individual
  32. Canadian 'Sweetheart' Badge Canadian 'Sweetheart' Badge Contributed by Individual
  33. Springbok stand crest Springbok stand crest Contributed by Individual
  34. German Imperial Navy Dagger from WWII German Imperial Navy Dagger from WWII Contributed by Museum
  35. Bass tuba from a German marching band Bass tuba from a German marching band Contributed by Individual
  36. The 1944 Escape Boot The 1944 Escape Boot Contributed by Museum
  37. Rolls-Royce Merlin VIII Aero-Engine Rolls-Royce Merlin VIII Aero-Engine Contributed by Individual
  38. Cartoon of St Nazaire Raid Cartoon of St Nazaire Raid Contributed by Museum
  39. The Imjin Pistol The Imjin Pistol Contributed by Individual
  40. Women's Land Army armbands Women's Land Army armbands Contributed by Museum
  41. D Day mascot uniform D Day mascot uniform Contributed by Museum
  42. Keys to Colditz Castle Keys to Colditz Castle Contributed by Museum
  43. Nurses' World War II battledress jacket Nurses' World War II battledress jacket Contributed by Museum
  44. Airborne Lifeboat Airborne Lifeboat Contributed by Museum
  45. Coventry Strasse airfield sign Coventry Strasse airfield sign Contributed by Museum
  46. Burtons Demob Suit Burtons Demob Suit Contributed by Museum
  47. copy of letter from W. Joyce 2 Nov. 1945 copy of letter from W. Joyce 2 Nov. 1945 Contributed by Individual
  48. Oliver Philpot's Compass Oliver Philpot's Compass Contributed by Museum
  49. Enigma machine Enigma machine Contributed by Museum
  50. Gas Mask Gas Mask Contributed by Individual