Dernancourt, 1918 depicts the scene an hour or so after action commenced on 5 April 1918. It shows Australians taking cover in a sunken road and disused gun pit.


Accession Number: ART41021

The diorama was previously referred to as Dernancourt – holding the front. The work was first displayed in the France and Belgium gallery and relocated to the Western Front gallery in 1971.

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