Invasion force at Lingayen Gulf

Accession Number ART26750
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 61.6 x 77 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Featured are HMAS Kanimbla, Manoora, and Westralia, landing ships bringing infantry arriving in Lingayen Gulf prior to the Allied invasion at Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippines. On 5 January, 1945, HMAS Australia (though not pictured in this painting) was damaged by Kamikaze aircraft while Australian ships were operating in support of United States amphibious landings in the Lingayen Gulf.

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