ID number ART21321
Title Tanks and infantry cleaning out square top Pill-boxes
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Date made 1943
Medium watercolour on paper
Measurement Overall: 19.8 cm x 26.2 cm

Description

Sketch of the 2/6th Australian Infantry Armoured Regiment and 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion in action. Dargie noted, "The method of dealing with these square-top pillboxes was for the tank to blow one corner off, whereupon the infantry threw in grenades".