77 Squadron digging in after landing at the Admiralties

Accession Number ART24328
Collection type Art
Measurement Framed: 58.8 cm x 65 cm; Unframed: 39.7 cm x 45.5 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on hardboard
Maker Moore, Alan
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands, Los Negros Island
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


The ground staff of No.77 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force landed on the beach at Los Negros Island during a Japanese counter-attack and were forced to take defensive positions and act as ground troops. Les Negros, Admiralty Islands.