Airstrip at Maleme
|Title||Airstrip at Maleme|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||Greece: Crete|
|Medium||oil on canvas on plywood|
|Measurement||Image: 40.5 cm x 45.7 cm; Frame: 48.3 cm x 54.0 cm|
From the hill to the south of the 'drome'. It was here that many German troops transports were landed during the attack on Crete. Troops of the 5th New Zealand Brigade strongly defended the area and inflicted heavy losses on the enemy, Crete.