ID numberART23971
Collection typeArt
TitleBlown bridge over Aliakmon River
MeasurementOverall: 20.3 x 30.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeGreece
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThe southern buttress of the bridge can be seen in the centre. All three spans of the bridge were dropped into the river when it was blown. The charges were laid by Lance Corporal J.R. Buckingham of 2/1st Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers, assisted by sappers of 580th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. Buckingham fired the charges, Greece.