British positions near the air-strip, Iraklion
|Title||British positions near the air-strip, Iraklion|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||Greece: Crete, Heraklion|
|Medium||pencil on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 10.16 x 17.8 cm|
Sketched at the town of Iraklion, also known as Heraklion. Showing the positions of the 14th (British) Infantry Brigade during the attack on the airfield by German parachutists and glider-borne troops in May 1941. The 2/4th Australian Infantry Battalion was attached to this Brigade and held positions in the distance near two hills similar shape and which they nicknamed "The Charlie".