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  • Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

    Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

    (posters) Made by: Distling, E (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 6455

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in white, set against a black background. image: a battlefield scene, with a British tank under attack from German...

  • Kiirung, Formosa : 7th September 1945

    Kiirung, Formosa : 7th September 1945

    (art) Made by: Morris, James 1945-09-07

    Art.IWM ART LD 5527

    image: a view along a narrow bamboo hut with sleeping platforms down each side or the room and a table and benches running down the central gangway. A British officer stands with his back to the artist, talking to two Japanese soldiers. Towards the back...

  • The Quay at Dunkirk

    The Quay at Dunkirk

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 176

    image: View of the burning quayside at Dunkirk with soldiers entering an underground shelter. Bomb craters to left of composition

  • In the Square at Dunkirk, Before the Embarkation, 1940

    In the Square at Dunkirk, Before the Embarkation, 1940

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 171

    image: Three Scottish soldiers lying on the ground, sheltering among some small shrubs. One smokes a cigarette. Buildings burn in the background.

  • Self Portrait

    Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Simpson, Charles Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART 15591

    image: a head self portrait of Charles Simpson when held as a FEPOW in Thailand. He is wearing glasses and looking directly at the viewer.

  • Spastic paraplegia

    Spastic paraplegia

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6040

    A full-length portrait of a thin prisoner-of-war wearing only shorts and shoes, and a leg support to help him re-learn how to walk after a long illness.

  • Patient Under Spinal Anaesthesia, 1943

    Patient Under Spinal Anaesthesia, 1943

    (art) Made by: Elwell, Francis Kenneth 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 7189

    The drawing shows a thigh amputation operation in progress inside a medical tent. Five men, almost of of whom wear surgical face masks, stand around the patient who lies on an operating table fashioned from wood and bamboo, and is largely obscured by the...

  • Appalling Conditions of Ammunition Trucks in which British and Allied POW's had to Travel

    Appalling Conditions of Ammunition Trucks in which British and Allied POW's had to Travel

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6032

    The ammunition carriage of a train enclosing a large and tightly-packed group of prisoners of war. The doorway of the carriage is on the left and various bits of equipment are suspended from the ceiling by a line across the carriage.

  • I. A Ward in the Chungkai Hospital

    I. A Ward in the Chungkai Hospital

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART LD 6652

    The interior of a hospital ward of a prisoner-of-war camp at Chungkai. There are two rows of rudimentary beds or benches lining the tent walls. Thin men with severe malnutrition sit on the beds, whilst another stands in the aisle in the foreground. The...

  • Journey by Train from Singapore to Thailand to the 'Rest Camp'

    Journey by Train from Singapore to Thailand to the 'Rest Camp'

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6031

    Open-topped train carriages containing prisoners-of-war, many of whom are holding out their arms for food from the people by the side of the railway, who are in the bottom left of the composition. A steam engine is directly behind the carriage to the...

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