ART22251

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ID number ART22251
Title 2/32 Battalion holding German counter-attack, El Alamein, 31 October 1942
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Places made
  • Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
  • North Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt), El Alamein Area, El Alamein
Date made 1943
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement Overall: 39 x 45.4 cm; Framed: 59 cm x 66 cm x 3 cm

Description

2/32nd Australian Infantry Battalion holding German counter-attack at El Alamein, Western Desert, Egypt, on 31 October 1942. The men are from B Company and the tank depicted is a German Mark IV C model.