Machine gun post on perimeter defences

Unit Paratroop units
Place Africa: North Africa, Libya, Cyrenaica, Bardia Area, Gambut
Accession Number ART21037
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 40.5 x 45.7 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Dargie, William
Place made North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Bardia Area, Gambut
Date made 2 March 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

The aerodrome's only defence against surprise attacks from the air by enemy planes or paratroops, Gambut Airfield, Libya.