Beaufighter - No. 30 Squadron, Tadji

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Aitape
Accession Number ART23497
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.4 cm x 38.6 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour on paper
Maker Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea: Aitape
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Drawing of a beaufighter on the airstrip in Tadji. In the foreground is a tent, with a soldier kneeling down next to a jerry can. This airstrip was completed by Numbers 5, 6 and 7 Mobile Works Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, in 42 hours.