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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • '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...

  • 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...

  • IV. Unloading Sick and Dead From Up-country Working Camps and Chungkai Base Hospital Camp

    IV. Unloading Sick and Dead From Up-country Working Camps and Chungkai Base Hospital Camp

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART LD 6651

    Prisoners-of-war, supervised by soldiers, unload stretchers carrying dead and sick prisoners from small boats, which are visible on the left. Chungkai.

  • 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.

  • Dysentery Patient, Burma Hospital, Siam

    Dysentery Patient, Burma Hospital, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 87

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  • 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' 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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