Armed Forces pendentive - Hall of Memory, Australian War Memorial
This Hall of Memory mosaic pendentive, in the Canberra memorial, features the Army.
The War is Over. The last traces of the storm symbolising it can be seen as water running down the tree trunk, while the sunshine bursting through the trees causes the soldier to contemplate that the sacrifices of his dead comrades have brought a ray of hope for the future. Through the beams of light, he imagines he sees in bird-like form their ascending spirits.
After the dreary war years, with freedom still ours, he is removing his wartime equipment and preparing to return home.
Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial.