ID numberART23867
Collection typeArt
TitleAirstrip at Maleme
MeasurementImage: 40.5 cm x 45.7 cm; Frame: 48.3 cm x 54.0 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeGreece: Crete
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on plywood
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionFrom 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.