by Kathryn Hadley
‘Captured: The Extraordinary Life of Prisoners of War’ opened on Saturday at the Imperial War Museum North. The exhibition explores the experiences of British and Commonwealth prisoners and civilian internees in Europe and the Far East during the Second World War, as well as those of German and Italian prisoners held in Britain. The display features art, objects, photographs, films and recordings, providing an insight into the daily lives of prisoners. It also includes rare footage of life in a POW camp in Britain. The video is also available on the website of the BBC.