Ruth Beeley: St George's School, Hertfordshire England 2011. Sketchbook page for A Level Art Coursework final artwork, exploring the theme of war. Prisoners of war are depicted using biro pen on an ink and acrylic background.
WW1: A rather pensive British laddie caught by the photographer near Mons, undated. Trench warfare was brutal and unforgiving, Hundreds of thousands returned home with what is today identified as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, yet the literature contains scant information about postwar psychological troubles with violent outcomes. Different times, different people.
Colorized images show the Allied invasion as you've never seen it
A candid shot of a German prisoner of war in Weywertz, Belgium. 730,000 Germans were held in Northern Europe by Allied forces in 1944 although that number grew to 6.6million at the end of 1945, according to German estimates