Exercise 'Mush' : gliders landing on a 'captured' airfield. Paratroops have surrounded the field and are waiting the unloading of the gliders

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 4176
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1944
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  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 571 mm, Width 768 mm
  • Frame: Depth 70 mm, Height 745 mm, Width 940 mm
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  • object category: painting
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Object description

image: a paratrooper, in camouflage jacket and helmet, lies on the ground looking to the right. Behind him are several Horsa gliders, the foremost one having landed and several others in the background being in the process of landing.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission

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