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  • A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3628

    image: a British stretcher-bearer, standing to the left, grasps the hand of a man who has been buried alive. Apart from his hand, the man is completely concealed underneath the dead bodies of two German infantrymen and various debris. They are in...

  • 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...

  • Wehrmacht on the Road to Lübeck

    Wehrmacht on the Road to Lübeck

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5438

    image: a long column of defeated German soldiers, who appear scruffy and tired, march towards the viewer along a road. A soldier at the front of the column walks on crutches, having lost his left leg at the knee. The column is spaced into groups and...

  • Blood Donors Are Needed Urgently to Save These Lives

    Blood Donors Are Needed Urgently to Save These Lives

    (posters) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 2877

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is integrated and placed in the centre left, in red, held within a red inset. The text is partially integrated and located across the centre, in white, and separate and positioned in...

  • 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...

  • The Hospital Camp, Thailand

    The Hospital Camp, Thailand

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17101

    image: prisoners and guards pause and salute in a thoroughfare between two rows of huts as two men walk through the camp holding a large container suspended between them on a pole.

  • 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.

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