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Background imageAttacked Collection: Matania - Last Absolution of the Munsters

Matania - Last Absolution of the Munsters
The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois - painting by Fortunino Matania. This painting relates to an incident in France in May of 1915

Background imageAttacked Collection: The Sinking of the Bismarck

The Sinking of the Bismarck
The sinking of the German Battleship Bismarck. In response to sinking the HMS Hood, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issued the order to " Sink the Bismarck"

Background imageAttacked Collection: The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen

The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen
The Canadians at Ypres 1915 - This depicts the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde Ridge on 8th May 1915

Background imageAttacked Collection: German cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney, WW1

German cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney, WW1
The German light cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914, at the Battle of Cocos. Date: 1914

Background imageAttacked Collection: Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 1671

Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 1671
The Dutch fort at Jaffna at the northern extremity of the island. The solid defences indicate that the Europeans expect to be attacked at any moment

Background imageAttacked Collection: The Bombardment of the Hartlepools - James Clark

The Bombardment of the Hartlepools - James Clark Date: 1914

Background imageAttacked Collection: SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 1900

SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 1900
Photograph of the North German Lloyd Liner Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse at sea, 1900. This liner was built by the Vulcan Shipyards at Stettin with the aim of winning the Blue Riband

Background imageAttacked Collection: The King of Ashantis Palace at Kumasi, 1874

The King of Ashantis Palace at Kumasi, 1874
The King of Ashantis palace at Kumasi, the Ashanti capital, viewed from the east in 1874 towards the end of the second Ashanti War (1873-74)

Background imageAttacked Collection: Monster Tsetse Fly, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover

Monster Tsetse Fly, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover
THE EGGS FROM TANGANYIKA - A warship is attacked by a monster tsetse fly Date: 1926

Background imageAttacked Collection: Fante Soldiers serving with the British against the Ashanti

Fante Soldiers serving with the British against the Ashanti
Soldiers from the Fante tribe who served under the British in their war against the Ashanti empire on the Gold Coast. In 1873

Background imageAttacked Collection: The Death of Ellen Bright at Wombwells Menagerie, 1850

The Death of Ellen Bright at Wombwells Menagerie, 1850
Engraving showing Ellen Bright (1832-1850), a Lion Queen animal trainer, being attacked by a tiger during the course of a performance at Wombwells Menagerie, Chatham, January 1850

Background imageAttacked Collection: Rebecca Riots / 1843

Rebecca Riots / 1843
REBECCA RIOTS during which toll gates were attacked in South Wales. Many of the male rioters dressed as women & called themselves Rebecca & her daughters

Background imageAttacked Collection: Prehistoric Monsters

Prehistoric Monsters
THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT (Edgar Rice Burroughs) The travellers submarine is attacked by prehistoric monsters

Background imageAttacked Collection: Persian Archers

Persian Archers
Soldiers from Elam, armed with spear, bow and arrows, in the service of Darius when he attacked Greece

Background imageAttacked Collection: The Arrow Star Map

The Arrow Star Map
The Arrow constellation, showing Antinous being attacked by an eagle and also including a dolphin

Background imageAttacked Collection: Battle of Hemmingstedt

Battle of Hemmingstedt
When the peasants of Dithmarschen set up an independent republic, they are attacked by the dukes, but repel them at the battle of Hemmingstedt

Background imageAttacked Collection: Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
The Dutch fort at Batticaloa, on the east coast of the island. The solid defences are evidence that the Europeans expect to be attacked at any moment

Background imageAttacked Collection: I Robot, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover

I Robot, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover
I, Robot - The robot Adam Link is attacked

Background imageAttacked Collection: German cruiser SMS Emden, WW1

German cruiser SMS Emden, WW1
The German light cruiser SMS Emden after being attacked by HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914, at the Battle of Cocos. Escaping crew can be seen in a boat in the foreground. 1914

Background imageAttacked Collection: Lorenzo Ricci

Lorenzo Ricci
LORENZO RICCI - Italian general of the Jesuits when it was being widely attacked, despite his personal qualities imprisoned by the Pope in the Castels Angelo where he died. Date: 1703 - 1775

Background imageAttacked Collection: The Mohne Dam Breached; Second World War, 1943

The Mohne Dam Breached; Second World War, 1943
Aerial photograph showing the Mohne Dam and reservoir (top) after the Dambusters raid of 1943. On the 16th May, Lancaster bombers of 617 Squadron, led by Guy Gibson

Background imageAttacked Collection: A naturalist being mobbed by Pteroglossus beauharnaesii, cur

A naturalist being mobbed by Pteroglossus beauharnaesii, cur
Illustration from Henry Walter Bates The Naturalist on the Amazons (1884)

Background imageAttacked Collection: Sperm Whale from 1868

Sperm Whale from 1868
A sperm whale attacked

Background imageAttacked Collection: Gevaudan Beast Attacked

Gevaudan Beast Attacked
DER WOLF VON GEVAUDAN Children defend one of their comrades against a creature which may or may not have been a wolf

Background imageAttacked Collection: Battle of Otterburn / Fsst

Battle of Otterburn / Fsst
WAR OF SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE Henry Percy (Hotspur) attacked the Scottish entrenchments and was totally defeated. The battle is celebrated in the Ballad of Chevy Chase

Background imageAttacked Collection: Man being attacked by a parrot and cat in a drawing room

Man being attacked by a parrot and cat in a drawing room. More Miseries. Handcoloured copperplate engraving designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson to accompany Reverend James Beresfords Miseries of

Background imageAttacked Collection: Baptist chapel in Hartlepool hit by German east coast raid - WWI

Baptist chapel in Hartlepool hit by German east coast raid - WWI
The Baptist Chapel in Hartlepool (now situated in an area called The Headland and sometimes known as Old Hartlepool), located on the corner of Baptist Street and Regent Street

Background imageAttacked Collection: Dampier in Australia

Dampier in Australia
WILLIAM DAMPIER and one of his crew are attacked by natives, and he is compelled to shoot one of them

Background imageAttacked Collection: Exploration / Batuta

Exploration / Batuta
IBN BATUTA Arab Traveller Attacked by pirates

Background imageAttacked Collection: SS Atlantic Conveyor

SS Atlantic Conveyor, roll-on roll-off container ship, on 26 may 1982, the day after being struck by two Exocet missiles in the South Atlantic near the Falkland Islands

Background imageAttacked Collection: WW2 - Ju88 attacked by Spitfires - ditched off Pagham, Essex

WW2 - Ju88 attacked by Spitfires - ditched off Pagham, Essex
1940

Background imageAttacked Collection: The great raid on Tobruk: When the Royal Navy, Royal Marines

The great raid on Tobruk: When the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Commandos Attacked the Port and Harbour. World War Two. Spread from The Sphere, 3rd October 1942

Background imageAttacked Collection: Woman in white dress, pink fichu and corsage

Woman in white dress, pink fichu and corsage, pink bonnet-chapeau. Handcoloured lithograph by A. Carrache after an illustration by Francois-Claudius Compte-Calix from Les Modes Parisienne sous le

Background imageAttacked Collection: The destruction of HMS Prince of Wales, 1941

The destruction of HMS Prince of Wales, 1941
The destruction of HMS Prince of Wales by Japanese aircraft and torpedoes near Kuantan, off the east coast of Malaya on 10 December 1941

Background imageAttacked Collection: Mother of pearl divers attacked by a shark, Tahiti

Mother of pearl divers attacked by a shark, Tahiti. Date: 1885

Background imageAttacked Collection: Start of the riot in Cheapside

Start of the riot in Cheapside
Artistic impression of Evil May Day, the name of a riot which took place in 1517 as a protest against foreigners living in London. Apprentices attacked foreign residents

Background imageAttacked Collection: WW2 - Blenheim Bombers Vs Messerschmitts

WW2 - Blenheim Bombers Vs Messerschmitts
An illustration which shows some British WW2 Bristol Blenheim bomber planes being attacked by German Messerschmitt fighter aircrafts. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageAttacked Collection: Vietnam War - Patriotic Poster

Vietnam War - Patriotic Poster
Vietnam War - Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Do not let them pass'! Amphibious American Frogman bayoneted by a Viet Cong Soldier. Date: 2nd half of the 20th century

Background imageAttacked Collection: Samson And The Lion

Samson And The Lion
This sculpture forms a depiction of part of Samson's Riddle, chapter 14 of the Book of Judges. Samson encounters a Philistine lady in the city of Timnah, whom he decides to marry

Background imageAttacked Collection: Italy, Pompeii. House of the Wild Boar

Italy, Pompeii. House of the Wild Boar (Street of Abundance). Roman mosaic of the atrium depicting geometric motifs. In the centre a hunting scene: dogs attacking a wild boar. Date: 2014

Background imageAttacked Collection: A dummy village made of canvas used for Artillery practise with Lyddite shells - near Okehampton

A dummy village made of canvas used for Artillery practise with Lyddite shells - near Okehampton, Dartmoor. A shell explodes near the Church'. Date: 1912

Background imageAttacked Collection: 2nd 18th Century 19th 1808 1814 Action Animal

2nd 18th Century 19th 1808 1814 Action Animal
2nd, 18th, century, 19th, 1808, 1814, action, animal, art, attack, attacked, attacking, cavalry, confrontation, contemporary, age, dead, death, died, episode, Europe, european, fight, fighting

Background imageAttacked Collection: Battle of River Salado (30 october 1340)

Battle of River Salado (30 october 1340)
History of Spain. Battle of River Salado (30 october 1340). Engraving, 19th century. Date:

Background imageAttacked Collection: 13th Minnesota Volunteers 19th Century 1899 Aguinaldo

13th Minnesota Volunteers 19th Century 1899 Aguinaldo
13th, Minnesota, Volunteers, 19th, Century, 1899, Aguinaldo, armed, army, Asia, Asian, Asiatic, attack, attacked, attacker, attacking, barracks, battle, colored, conflict, contemporary, Age, dead

Background imageAttacked Collection: History of Spain. Battle of river Salado (30 october 1340)

History of Spain. Battle of river Salado (30 october 1340). The King Afonso IV of Portugal and King Alfonso XI of Castile against sultan Abu al-Hasan Ali of the Marinid dynasty of Morocco

Background imageAttacked Collection: Greek art. Attic krater painted with black figures represent

Greek art. Attic krater painted with black figures representing an Homeric battle around the body of a dead warrior (possibly Patroclus). Found at Pharsala. Dated circa 530 BCE. Detail

Background imageAttacked Collection: Flights into the Future - creatures of the air jungle

Flights into the Future - creatures of the air jungle
An unfortunate pilot is thrown out of his plane by creatures fllying around the air jungle, the product of the imagination of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote of strange monsters

Background imageAttacked Collection: Rorqual Whale captured in the River Dart, Devon 1856

Rorqual Whale captured in the River Dart, Devon 1856
Pike-headed rorqual whale being attacked by a local cottager on the north shore of Millbay Creek, River Dart. The whale had beached itself when the tide fell



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