Japanese suicide bomber attempting to crash on HMAS Westralia

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Accession Number ART23010
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 31.4 x 24.4 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pen and ink with coloured wash heightened with white on paper
Maker Norton, Frank
Place made Philippines: Luzon, Lingayen Gulf
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

Rough sketch for painting. Japanese suicide bomber attempting to crash on HMAS "Westralia". In Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippines on "S"-1Day ( the day before the landing). The white puff are anti-aircraft shells bursting.