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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Singapore: Limbless Officers and Men Checking Out from Changi Gaol

    Singapore: Limbless Officers and Men Checking Out from Changi Gaol

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1946

    Art.IWM ART LD 5824

    image: A group of men, all with amputated legs or arms, line up at a table. Many are using crutches, and a female nurse is there to assist. Behind them are prisoner of war huts, and there are piles of white kit bags to the left and right.

  • 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...

  • 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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  • '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...

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