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ANNOUNCING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 2015 CALENDAR


A COLLECTION OF ICONIC PAINTINGS BY THE WORLD'S FOREMOST AVIATION ARTISTS, COMMEMORATING THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

This superb calendar includes a fascinating timeline of the major events of WWII with special emphasis on the Battle of Britain, all major Public Holidays for the UK and USA and every date box provides generous space for your own notes and memos…so there’s no excuse to miss that important appointment!


LAST YEAR’S CALENDAR WAS EXCEPTIONALLY POPULAR SO WE URGE YOU TO CONTACT US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO GUARANTEE YOUR COPY.



MESSERSCHMITT by Robert Taylor


A SUPERB RELEASE DEPICTING ONE OF THE MOST HIGHLY ACCLAIMED AIRCRAFT OF WWII

This cameo pencil drawing by Robert Taylor features a solitary Messerschmitt Bf109 on a high level patrol and is limited to just 50 Artist Signed copies.

Matted options with additional Luftwaffe signatures are available - please call for details



TRIBUTE TO BOMBER COMMAND – SUNDAY 2nd NOVEMBER


We’ll be joined at the UK Gallery in Wendover by some of ‘The Many’, who have never attended a Gallery event before.

The line-up currently includes

Warrant Officer HARRY WINTER - Harry was a WOP/AG with 427 Sqn on Halifaxes. He was shot down by a Night Fighter on 22nd October ’43 and spent the rest of the war as a POW in Stalag Luft 7.

Flight Sergeant RON GARD - Ron was a Rear Gunner on Lancasters with 463 Sqn RAAF, based at Waddington. He was shot down on his 17th mission over Leipzig and spent the rest of the war as POW in Nuremberg.

Warrant Officer WILLIAM SHAW - William trained on Wellingtons with OTU before moving to operations with 37 Sqn as a WOP/AG on Liberators in Italy and the Mediterranean.

Please keep an eye on this page for further details...

Our guests are happy to sign items for customers and entry is FREE but STRICTLY by ticket only and we are currently taking bookings so please contact us now to reserve your place.



SINKING OF THE TIRPITZ - 70 YEARS ON – SUNDAY 16th NOVEMBER


To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the sinking of this mighty German battleship, we will be joined at the UK Gallery in Wendover by veterans who took part in raids against the Tirpitz.

The current line-up includes:

Warrant Officer FRANK TILLEY - after training as a Flight Engineer he volunteered for 617 Sqn taking part in all the raids against the Tirpitz, but at the end of 1944 was forced to crash landed in Lincolnshire on the return journey from Politz, East Germany after being badly shot up and injured on a mission.

Flying Officer BASIL FISH - he flew as a Navigator on Wellingtons and Stirlings before joining 617 Sqn. Completing a total of 24 'ops', he flew on the Tirpitz raids, but was hospitalised after being forced to crash land when returning from a raid in East Germany.

Squadron Leader BENNY GOODMAN - flying Stirlings and later Lancasters with 617 Sqn, he completed a full tour of 30 'ops' including missions over Germany, Holland and France as well as taking part in the Tirpitz Raids.

Warrant Officer KEN JOHNSON - flew as a Front Gunner on Wellingtons before transferring as a Mid-Upper Gunner on Lancasters with 9 and 61 Sqns taking part in a total of 44 0ps including raids on U-boats pens in Bergen, the mighty Tirpitz and Hitler's alpine home in Berchtesgaden.


Our guests are happy to sign items for customers and entry is FREE but STRICTLY by ticket only and we are currently taking bookings so please contact us now to reserve your place.



AN EXCLUSIVE EVENT WITH RICHARD TAYLOR – SATURDAY 29th & SUNDAY 30th NOVEMBER


What an amazing weekend this promises to be at the UK Gallery in Wendover!

As well as being joined by one of the leading artists in the industry, we’ll also be hosting some amazing WWII veterans.

Further details to be announced soon.

Bookings are now being taken and spaces are filling up fast. CONTACT US TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR FREE TICKET



ACT OF VALOR - by Simon Smith


This outstanding new release commemorates the Battle of the Bulge and carries the truly historic signature of a great American hero – Lt Col JAMES ‘MAGGIE’ MEGELLAS – the most decorated officer in the history of the US 82nd Airborne Division.

Given the historical significance of this release, prints are selling fast and the REMARQUES in particular are proving very popular.

Please CONTACT US TODAY for further details and availability.



COMING HOME TO KIRKBY by Richard Taylor


This superb piece from Richard is yet another example of why he is regarded as one of the best pencil artists in the industry. Completed in his trademark technique with a mixture of graphite with colour highlights on antique buff paper, this stunning collectors piece depicts Lancasters of 630 and 57 Squadron's making a safe return to RAF East Kirkby after another gruelling mission to Germany in 1944.

IDEAL FOR SIGNING AT SOME OF OUR EVENTS

We are delighted to be hosting a number of exciting RAF Bomber Command Signing events both at the UK Gallery in Wendover and some of the of the leading airshows.

Given the huge popularity of Richard’s pencil work, and how busy these events have been recently, we anticipate the release selling out fast so contact us today to reserve your copy.

Newly Added Releases
1) WINGS OF THE LUFTWAFFE BOOKPLATE
2) THE AMERICAN EAGLES BOOKPLATE
3) THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BOOKPLATE No. 1
4) THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BOOKPLATE No.2
5) 617 SQUADRON BOOKPLATE
6) RAF BOMBER COMMAND BOOKPLATE
7) THE NORMANDY VETERANS BOOKPLATE
8) THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 2015 CALENDAR
9) MESSERSCHMITT - matted with additional signatures
10) MESSERSCHMITT

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