|Measurement||Framed: 37.7 cm x 47.7 cm x 3.8 cm; Unframed: 34.8 cm x 44.8 cm|
|Physical description||oil on hardboard|
|Date made||1 September 2002|
Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
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Wrecked Russian aircraft, Bagram, Afghanistan
Painting of a wrecked Russian Aircraft in Bagram. Peter Churcher recalled, "'These wrecks are a vestige from the Russian/Afghan war (Bagram was then a Russian air-base) - They have been piled in one particular spot on the edge of the flight-path and it is referred to as the 'Graveyard'. This painting is dedicated to the five Afghanistan people who were killed in the village by a landmine just near where this painting took place. They died on the morning of Sept 1st whilst I was painting this picture".