ID numberART23865
Collection typeArt
TitleView of Hill 'C' and church
Measurementoverall: 40.2 x 45.4 cm; frame: 52.2 x 56.8 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeGreece: Crete
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionBoth the Hill and the church figured prominently in the bitter fighting in this area, between the defending Allied forces and the Germans who invaded the Island of Crete by paratroops and the air-borne battalions. The view is from the ruins of Perevolia, near Rethymnon, Crete.