Ex-POWs embarking for UK from Celle, Germany

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

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


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.