Collections in Focus: Soldiers in a Wooded Landscape Painting by Ivan Stuart Appleton, titled Soldiers in a Wooded Landscape, 1966. E:03.0015.02. Soldiers in a Wooded Landscape by Ivan Stuart Appleton was painted in 1966 during the Cold War. The painting shows soldiers mending or arming a missile, in a small forest clearing in West Germany. We shared […]

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Collections in Focus: POW Toothbrush G Street was a Prisoner of War during World War Two. Captured by the Japanese, he was imprisoned in Changi Jail, Singapore, from 15 February 1942 to 16 October 1945. Street was among 50,000 Allied soldiers, predominantly British and Australian, who were imprisoned at Changi. Conditions in Changi were poor. […]

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 Snow Trac Challenge The REME Museum is launching its October #rememuseumchallenge for Half Term and this year we want you to get ‘chillingly’ creative! This isn’t about ghosts and Ghoulies though, this is about snow and ice and how you get about on it. We all know how slippery it is out in the snow, […]

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 Collections in Focus: Crankshaft Cap Badge In July 1945, REME personnel, members of 30 Workshop Control Unit, arrived at a bombed car factory in Northern Germany, within the British Zone of Occupation. While setting up repair lines for damaged British and German vehicles, they uncover examples of vehicles built by the factories former owners: Volkswagen. […]

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