Flight Sgt Rawdon Middleton: Expressions - Commemoration through Art
An online educational resource which aims to develop students’ understanding of wartime artworks. This activity features Incident In Which Flight Sergeant Rawdon Middleton [VC] Lost His Life, painted in 1949 by David Smith, an English artist. The artwork depicts the final moments of an Australian pilot's life over the English Channel after repeated air attacks over several hours on the night of 28 to 29 November 1941. Use the background context and inquiry questions to encourage student research and learning.
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