Story: McIntyre, Peter

'Parachutists landing on Galatas' by Peter McIntyre

'Parachutists landing on Galatas' by Peter McIntyre

Official war artist Peter McIntyre's painting 'Parachutists landing on Galatas' captures the dramatic scenes on 20 May 1941 when Germans began an airborne invasion of the island of Crete. It was less than a month after the Allies' evacuation from Greece.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAAC 898 NCWA 16
by Peter McIntyre

How to cite this page:

Warren Feeney. 'McIntyre, Peter', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000, updated August, 2020. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 October 2021)