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A scene from World War II depicting an Allied Forces anti aircraft battery or 'ack ack' alongside a road in Malta with the towns of Zeebug (aka Zebbug) in the middle distance and Valetta on the other side of the river in the far distance. The scene shows the battery firing on Axis (German and Italian) aircraft with seven soldiers in the foreground operating a rangefinder (on the left) and other tracking equipment, to direct the fire of the two guns in front of them.
oil on canvas
71.5 x 91.8 cm
gift from HM Government, War Artists Advisory Committee, 1947
Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL EnglandView venue
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