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
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  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 571 mm, Width 768 mm
  • Frame: Depth 70 mm, Height 745 mm, Width 940 mm
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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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