Arts > Blessed are the peacemakers

29 June 2017 | by Laura Gascoigne

Blessed are the peacemakers

Imperial War Museum, London


The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 during the First World War; within a generation, the Second World War had broken out. The “war to end war” did not end it. What it did was mobilise a vocal minority in defence of peace, sparking a protest movement whose history forms the subject of the IWM’s centenary exhibition.


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