An Operation in the Open Air – Singapore 1942

By |2020-04-08T11:18:01+08:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Identify Photographs|

This sketch is one of many drawn on a scrap of used paper by artist John Mennie, a Japanese POW.

The sketch shows L’Cpl Dunlop from the Army Medical Corps conducting an operation on a serviceman with no medical facilities. The set of sketches were given to fellow POE Eric Jennings, son of the Editor of the “Times of Malaya” They are a harrowing record of the brutality of the Japanese in WW2.