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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Japanese Atrocities

    Japanese Atrocities

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6041

    Six numbered illustrations and text describing specific examples of Japanese atrocities towards prisoners-of-war. These include depictions of a POW being forcibly filled with water whilst tied with barbed wire, and then stamped on; a POW tied to a tree...

  • Prisoners sink down after marching 20 miles. Rations per man 2 pts rice, small piece dried fish, 1 pt water

    Prisoners sink down after marching 20 miles. Rations per man 2 pts rice, small piece dried fish, 1 pt water

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6033

    In the foreground several prisoners-of-war are sprawled on the ground, exhausted. A man on the far left sits against a tree, which frames the left side of the composition. Beyond is the horizon and sun-lit cloudy sky.

  • Cerebral Malaria

    Cerebral Malaria

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6036

    A prisoner-of-war, covered in a blanket up to his chest, with his arms raised to his head suffering from a fit from cerebral malaria.

  • Public treatment of a man of 88th Field Regiment, RA

    Public treatment of a man of 88th Field Regiment, RA

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6043

    A prisoner-of-war, hands tied behind his back, being beaten with large sticks by two Japanese guards. Lines of other prisoners-of-war to the right and left look on with an armed Japanese guard in the background.

  • Prisoners staggering back to Camp after an 18 hour day working on the 'Railway'

    Prisoners staggering back to Camp after an 18 hour day working on the 'Railway'

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo 1946

    Art.IWM ART LD 6034

    A line of exhausted prisoners-of-war, carrying various tools, walking up a hill in a wood, from left to right. They are accompanied by a uniformed and armed Japanese guard.

  • Khanburi Hospital; ulcer cases renewing treatment, 1943

    Khanburi Hospital; ulcer cases renewing treatment, 1943

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6039

    A prisoner-of-war with a large ulcer on his right shin being treated by a man wearing a red cross armband. The patient sits up in his bed, clearly in pain, whilst a man holds his arm down to the left. Another prisoner-of-war patient looks on from a...

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