ID numberART23984
Collection typeArt
TitleArmoured cars of British Reconnaissance Regiment in Tempe, Greece
MeasurementOverall: 27.8 x 41.6 cm; Image: 20 x 23.6 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeGreece
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionTempe in 1941, was the scene of a very heavy attack by German armoured units against the rearguard of the British withdrawal from Greece. The 2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion and New Zealand units repulsed the attack, inflicting heavy losses. This sketch shows the buildings, churches and housing in the village of Tempe, as well as the humber armoured cars of the Reconnaissance Regiment.