|Place||Asia: Singapore, Singapore Harbour|
|Measurement||image: 42.6 x 30 cm|
|Physical description||oil on canvas board|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Study for 'Australian commandos attacking Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour, 1943'
Two operatives from Z Special unit in a canoe in Singapore Harbour. They were able to place delayed action limpet mines on the hulls of Japananese ships. Adams was commissioned to complete a large oil painting of this subject - this is one of two studies he completed as part of the commision.