ID number ART23999
Title N.Z. Positions at Thermopylae
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Greece
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 27.8 cm x 40.8 cm; Image: 15.2 x 33.0 cm

Description

Positions occupied by the New Zealand component of ANZAC Corps during the withdrawal of British forces from Greece in 1941. Seen from the Lamia-Brallos Line. In this area the ANZAC Corps fought a very determined rearguard action which enabled evacuation from the beaches possible.