ID number ART24052
Title View toward Rethymnon
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Greece: Crete
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 17.8 x 25.4 cm

Description

In the Official War History, the town Rethymnon is referred to as Retimo. As seen from positions held by 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion in May 1941. The Battalion was defending the airfield against German paratroop attacks and inflicted heavy losses on the enemy.