ID numberART24050
Collection typeArt
TitleView looking East from the airstrip, Iraklion
MeasurementOverall: 12.7 x 25.4 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeGreece: Crete
Date made1945
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionIn the Official War History, the town of Iraklion is referred to as Heraklion. Bitter fighting took place across this scene when the German paratroops invading Crete in May 1941, were met by the 14th (British) Infantry Brigade Group to which were attached the 2/4th Australian Infantry Battalion.