Target Bearing 270º (Commemorative Proof)

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TARGET BEARING 270º (Commemorative Proof)
by Robert Taylor

Overall Print Size: 30" x 24"

Edition Size: 100

At sunrise on 12 November, 1944, led by Wing Commander James Tait, Lancasters of 617 Squadron RAF prepare to make their bombing run on the German battleship Tirpitz, lying in the Norwegian fjord at Tromsø. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

In addition to the artist this print was individually signed by twenty-five Aircrew that actually took part in the attacks on the Tirpitz:

Flying Officer C B R FISH
Squadron Leader T IVESON DFC AE
Squadron Leader B KNIGHTS DSO DFC
Squadron Leader E A WASS AE
Warrant Officer B BURNETT
Flight Lieutenant J CASTAGNOLA DSO DFC
Warrant Officer AW CHERRINGTON
Flight Lieutenant D COOPER
Squadron Leader LW CURTIS DFC*
Squadron Leader ?BENNY?GOODMAN
Flight Lieutenant S V GRIMES
Squadron Leader M HAMILTON DFC
Flight Lieutenant F E HOWKINS
Warrant Officer H JOHNSON DFM
Flying Officer A K JOHNSTONE
Flying Officer B F KENT DFC
Flying Officer A J LAMMAS
Wing Commander G MACKIE
Flight Lieutenant AM McKIE
Warrant Officer J D PHILLIPS
Flight Lieutenant H J RIDING
Flying Officer J SOILLEUX
Group Captain J B TAIT DSO*** DFC* ADC
Warrant Officer F L TILLEY
Flight Lieutenant F H AWATTS DFC