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  • 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.

  • Kiirung, Formosa : 7th September 1945, a Japanese hospital commandeered by the Allies for the use of liberated
prisoners

    Kiirung, Formosa : 7th September 1945, a Japanese hospital commandeered by the Allies for the use of liberated prisoners

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 5538

    image: a view along a busy ward filled with pale, skeletal patients, wearing only shorts. In the foreground a group of patients sit in a group on the beds, talking to a soldier in uniform with his back to the artist. A nurse stands nearby.

  • HMS Hunter: The Sick Bay

    HMS Hunter: The Sick Bay

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5481

    image: the interior of the sick bay aboard the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hunter. Several men lie in bunk beds suspended from the walls of the cabin by metal chains, with one man lying in a metal framed bed in the centre of the cabin. Another...

  • After the Battle, Singapore; British Troops Marching to Changi, Sketched from a Red Cross Truck

    After the Battle, Singapore; British Troops Marching to Changi, Sketched from a Red Cross Truck

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15417 1

    image: British troops on the march to Changi after fighting on Singapore. They march away from the viewer in a long column, the road running into the distance at the top of the composition. In the foreground is a Red Cross truck containing injured men.

  • The Operating Theatre, 'F' Force Hospital, Siam

    The Operating Theatre, 'F' Force Hospital, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 93

    An outdoor operation in progress at 'F' Force Hospital camp in Thailand. The patient lies on an operating table constructed of bamboo, surrounded by several of his fellow prisoners acting as surgeons and medical staff, who wear red cross...

  • '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...

  • 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...

  • Carrying Out the Dead, Canchanburi Base Hospital

    Carrying Out the Dead, Canchanburi Base Hospital

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 91

    image: Two prisoners-of-war carry a stretcher, bearing the dead body of a fellow prisoner, through a hut in a hospital camp in Kanburi, Thailand. Fellow prisoners sitting in the foreground look on, illuminated by a single lamp hanging from the ceiling.

  • 'F' Force Survivors from the 'Death Railway'

    'F' Force Survivors from the 'Death Railway'

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 36

    A crowded, chaotic scene showing a flat, water-logged landscape with hills in the distance. In the foreground prisoners sit on the ground between stretchers holding sick or dead men. Standing amongst the prisoners are uniformed soldiers and men with Red...

  • Pacific and Far East: Royal Navy WW2: Lieutenant Commander, Pacific 1945; WRNS Chief Wireless Telephonist, Far East 1945;
Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, Pacific 1945

    Pacific and Far East: Royal Navy WW2: Lieutenant Commander, Pacific 1945; WRNS Chief Wireless Telephonist, Far East 1945; Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, Pacific 1945

    (art) Made by: Baker, Alix 2001

    Art.IWM ART 17108 10

    image: Three depictions of naval personnel. On the left is a Lieutenant Commander, wearing in a khaki Far-East service uniform and holding a briefcase. In the centre is a WRNS Chief Wireless Telephonist, wearing a white hat and uniform, her arm raised...

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