|Place||Oceania: New Guinea|
|Measurement||Overall: 47.3 x 39.6 cm (sight)|
|Physical description||gouache on paper|
|Place made||New Guinea|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Depicts a Japanese Zero being shot down by an Australian Wirraway, Pilot Officer J. S. Archer of No. 4 Army Co-Operational Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. The Wirraway was on a reconnaissance flight in the Sanananda area when the pilot sighted the Zero. The Zero was apparently unaware of the presence of the Australian plane, New Guinea.