ID numberART23985
Collection typeArt
TitleIn Vale of Tempe
MeasurementOverall: 27.9 x 40.6 cm; Image: 15.2 x 22.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeGreece
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionA village in the Pinios Valley near Tempe as seen from positions held by 2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion during heavy attacks by Germans on the rearguard of the British forces withdrawing from Greece in 1941. The Australian Infantry Battalion, with New Zealand Units, repulsed the attack and inflicted heavy losses.