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  • Greatcoat, Dismounted pattern (SP1914): O/Rs, British Army

    Greatcoat, Dismounted pattern (SP1914): O/Rs, British Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 2509

    Full-length greatcoat of heavyweight khaki fabric, single-breasted, with stand & fall collar, deep turn-back cuffs, and straight flapped pockets to the front sides. There are four brass crested GS pattern buttons to the front and a half-belt is...

  • Blouse, Battledress (Indian pattern): British Army

    Blouse, Battledress (Indian pattern): British Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 2762

    Khaki Battledress Blouse

  • 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.

  • Bridge over the River Kwai

    Bridge over the River Kwai

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6035

    Four prisoners-of-war carry are large log across the River Kwai, Tamarkan, waist deep in water. Behind and above them the wooden struts of the bridge are visible, with hills in the background.

  • 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.

  • Chinese heads on poles in Singapore

    Chinese heads on poles in Singapore

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6042

    The severed heads of three Chinese men placed on the end of tall wooden poles on the side of a road. A few people walk along the side of the road towards the viewer with a wheeled vehicle moving in the opposite direction. Buildings and a flag pole upon...

  • 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...

  • Dysentery

    Dysentery

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6038

    A naked and emaciated prisoner-of-war sits on the edge of a bamboo bed with a metal bowl covered with a rectangular lid by his feet.

  • Reserve Forces

    Reserve Forces

    (sound) Made by: IWM (recorder) 1977-12-07

    994

    Lecture entitled 'Reserve Forces' given by British officers at the Royal United Services Institute, London, GB, 7/12/1977

  • THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE IN FRANCE, 1939

    THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE IN FRANCE, 1939

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1939-09-16

    O 2

    A 40mm Bofors gun and troops of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers disembarking at Cherbourg from the steamer 'Royal Sovereign', 16 September 1939.

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