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  • On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-05

    Art.IWM ART 15417 30

    The interior of a railway truck filled with Far East prisoners-of-war. Men sit and stand, closely packed in the truck. Two men stand either side of the open truck door, through which the passing countryside can be seen.

  • The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-08

    Art.IWM ART 15417 59

    A view from afar of a large bridge being constructed across a river. Both river banks are covered in jungle vegetation with a few buildings visible immediately on both banks. Many people are also visible though only as tiny dots in the distance. There is...

  • The First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    The First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-04

    Art.IWM ART 15417 89

    A view of a length of the Thai-Burma railway bordered by telegraph poles and with rice fields on either side. Trees and hills are visible in the distance.

  • The Foliage at the Jungle Edge

    The Foliage at the Jungle Edge

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 49

    image: A jungle landscape with two hawks flying above the trees.

  • Thailand, At the End of the Day's March

    Thailand, At the End of the Day's March

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15417 19

    image: Four prisoners-of-war, wearing only shorts, sit pensively around a camp fire, their features illuminated by the fire against the dark background. There are trees around them.

  • The No Escape Incident

    The No Escape Incident

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15417 29

    image: A view from above of a square crowded with prisoners-of-war surrounded by the buildings of a military barracks. There is one building to the left and one to the right, with another building in the background with trees and vegetation either side...

  • Main Highway, Siam, the Salween River

    Main Highway, Siam, the Salween River

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 57

    A view from the bank of the Salween River in Thailand. In the foreground are various people, including a man carrying two fully laden baskets suspended from a branch he carries on his shoulder. There are several boats on the water and a hut on the...

  • The Burning of the Cholera Dead

    The Burning of the Cholera Dead

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 60

    image: A grim scene in a clearing in the jungle. There is a large fire in the centre of the composition with several naked corpses on the ground in the foreground. Able bodied prisoners, only wearing shorts, lift corpses towards the fire and maintain the...

  • The Java Lines, Singapore

    The Java Lines, Singapore

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-03

    Art.IWM ART 15417 76

    A view across a prisoner-of-war camp in Singapore through the palm trees in the foreground. In the distance are various huts, with a few prisoners sitting on the grass.

  • 'F' and 'H' Force Hospital, Canchanburi, Siam

    'F' and 'H' Force Hospital, Canchanburi, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 61

    image: A view across 'F' and 'H' Force Hospital camp in Kanburi in Thailand. There is a line of several large bamboo huts to the left, with a more rudimentary hut beside three tall palm trees in the centre. The wooden fence of the...

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