ID number ART23985
Title In Vale of Tempe
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Greece
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 27.9 x 40.6 cm; Image: 15.2 x 22.8 cm

Description

A 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.