Photo: men suffering from malnutrition

Prisoners of war suffering from Beri-beri (vitamin B1 deficiency) and general malnutrition.  In this weakened state, they became vulnerable to other diseases as well.


Photographer unknown, 1944


Accession number: H97.254/29


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection. Gift of Mr. Peter Jones, 1996


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Major Arthur Moon