Free exhibition: 19 July 2013 – 31 March 2014
A special exhibition telling the story of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and their impact, focusing on the British Army’s experience in Afghanistan.
This immersive exhibition tells the stories of the men and women who search for, make safe and deal with the impact of IEDs in Afghanistan. Using personal interviews, images and mementoes, Unseen Enemy captures the courage and camaraderie of the service personnel who come into daily contact with these deadly devices and their effects.
Explore soldiers’ stories
‘You are mentally drained… You are very, very tired at the end of the day. But… nothing focuses the mind quite like 40kg of high explosive.’
WO2 Andy Goodwin QCB, Royal Logistic Corps
Behind the scenes
What’s in the exhibition?
Unseen Enemy provides an unflinching insight into the history, development and strategic use of the IED in Afghanistan. This exhibition comprises three main sections: