ID number ART23986
Title Road between railway bridge over Pinios River and 2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion positions, Tempe
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 27.9 x 40.6 cm; Image: 15.2 x 33 cm

Description

Drawing of the positions held by an Australian infantry battalion during heavy attack by German armoured units on the rearguard of British forces during the withdrawal from Greece in 1941. Heavy losses were inflicted on the enemy and the attack repulsed by the Australian and New Zealanders.