'The Mad Mile', Jezzine, Lebanon 1941
|Title||'The Mad Mile', Jezzine, Lebanon 1941|
|Maker||Dargie, William (Artist)|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Measurement||overall: 160 cm x 274.5 cm|
Depicts the 7th Australian Division travelling along a section of the road west of the town of Jezzine in Lebanon, which was accurately ranged along most of its length by French artillery and mortars. It was also known as the 'Mad Mile' as all traffic had to run the gauntlet to get past. The scene depicts Australian trucks under fire from French Artillery on the Mad Mile.