Benghazi

Places
Accession Number ART22202
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 56.3 x 76 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Hele, Ivor
Place made North Africa: Libya
Date made 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

The westernmost place of any size captured by the 6th Australian Division in it's advance through the Western Desert, and 360 miles from Australia's first battlefield of the campaign at Bardin.