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.
The Italian Chapel, Isle of Orkney, Scotland. This chapel was built by Italian prisoners of war using any available cheap material, inside paintings of the Virgin Mary and plasterwork mimics the incredible Italian cathedrals.
Devotee: Judy the dog met Frank Williams in a prisoner of war camp in Medan in 1942. He shared his daily handful of maggoty boiled rice with Judy and in return she alerted him to scorpions, snakes and if guards were near. She was the only dog officially recognized as a Prisoner of War during WW2 and won the Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.