Ex-POWs embarking for UK from Celle, Germany

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Accession Number ART25728
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 29 cm x 42.6 cm; image: 25.6 x 39.4 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour, pen and black ink on paper
Location Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 4: D-Day VE
Maker Moore, Alan
Place made Germany, Germany: Hannover, Germany: Luneburg, Celle
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

AIF and British Army POWs arriving at Celle Aerodrome, Germany, for transport to England by Australians flying Douglas C-47 Dakota aircraft. A Douglas aircraft can been seen in background, while in the foreground is a German Junkers Ju 188 F-2 bomber with its outer wing panels and propellers removed. The building in the background is the control tower and main hangar.