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Choose from 167 pictures in our Pow collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Greek General Trikoupis being taken to Prison at Ala Chehir Featured Print

Greek General Trikoupis being taken to Prison at Ala Chehir

Captured Greek General Trikoupis being taken to Prison at Ala Chehir (Alasehir). Nikolaos Trikoupis (18681956) was a Greek general and politician, most notable for his service in the Greco-Turkish War of 19191922, where he was taken as a prisoner of war (as shown here!). He also participated in the 1896 Summer Olympics, where he came third at the military rifle. In almost the final action of the war on 29 August, 1922 while at Karaja Hisar, also known as Ali Veran (modern Allioren, Turkey) near Kutahya, he was attacked by Turkish cavalry and surrendered along with slightly more than 5,000 men and 300 officers. Trikoupis and General Digenis (CO of II Corps) were taken to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who informed him that he had (without his knowledge!) been appointed as commander-in-chief of the Greek Army in Asia Minor, an episode highlighting the level of confusion in the Greek command! Date: 1922

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Anglo-Saxon by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon Featured Print

Anglo-Saxon by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon

"You're comin' along with me, my lad, as soon as this is over!" (Hermann feels he DOES know a better 'ole). Cartoon by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather in The Bystander magazine showing his famous soldier character, Old Bill, in a shell hole with a German soldier who he threatens to take captive once the bombardment they are enduring is over. The joke is a version of Bairnsfather's own, most famous cartoon, 'The Better 'Ole'. Date: 1918

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Inspecting the Company at The Maltings, Mistley, Essex Featured Print

Inspecting the Company at The Maltings, Mistley, Essex

Inspecting the Company at The Maltings, Mistley, Essex. James Whale, 7Th Btn. Worcestershire Regiment. Captured 26.8.17. Pow At Holzminden Camp, Germany. Whale Drew Charcoal Portrait Sketches Of His Fellow Inmates And Played Bridge So Successfully In High Stakes Games That He Cashed In About Four Thousand Pounds' Worth Of Ious When He Got Back To England After The War. Repatriated 14.12.18.

© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library