The harbour at Iraklion
|Title||The harbour at Iraklion|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||Greece: Crete, Heraklion|
|Medium||pencil on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 12.7 x 20.3 cm|
Described in the Official War History as Heraklion, it was one of the points at which the German air-borne attacks were made on Crete. At Heraklion the 2/4th Australian Infantry Battalion, while attached to the 14th (British) Infantry Brigade, was heavily engaged in defending the airfield against German paratroopers on 20th May 1941.