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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.

  • 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...

  • A Wounded Man in the Sun

    A Wounded Man in the Sun

    (art) Made by: Rosoman, Leonard Henry 1945-07-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 5645

    image: A man lies on the sand coloured ground. He is bare-chested, wearing only a pair of shorts, and his face is obscured by what appears to be a metal bucket.