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FOLLOW UP by Simon Smith


Simon Smith’s stunning new work is a moving tribute to the men who fought in the invasion of Normandy and paved the way for the Allied liberation of occupied Europe.

CREATE YOUR OWN MULTI-SIGNED COLLECTORS PRINT
This outstanding new print is ideal for adding signatures at our forthcoming D-Day signing events which will be held throughout the 70th Anniversary year, allowing collectors to build up a unique multi-signed piece. Please contact us for details.



EASTER WEEKEND


THE UK GALLERY WILL BE CLOSED ON GOOD FRIDAY, EASTER SUNDAY AND BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY, BUT OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL ON SATURDAY 19TH APRIL – WHY NOT CALL IN AND SEE US ON THAT DAY, TO VIEW MANY OF THE NEW RELEASES AND RARE AND SPECIAL ITEMS WE HAVE IN STOCK.



BOMBER COMMAND SIGNING EVENT – SUNDAY 27TH APRIL


We are looking forward to hosting this tribute to ‘The Many’ – the men of Bomber Command – and we are honoured to be joined by the following veterans:

Flying Officer TOM SAYER DFM - flew Whitleys with 10 OTU detachment from St Eval (8 ops over the Bay of Biscay hunting for subs) and then Halifaxes mostly with102 Sqn from Pocklington - he completed a total of 35 Operations, and then went to an OTU as instructor, in part to train Stirling bomber aircrews as to how to tow gliders in preparation for the Normandy invasion; SOE agents and provisions for allies fighting behind enemy lines.

Warrant Officer FRANK TOLLEY - as a Bomb Aimer on Lancasters with 625 Sqn he completed a full tour of operations throughout 1944/1945. These included raids on Dresden and Operation Manna which saw food relief dropped into un-liberated western parts of the Netherlands. The 69th Anniversary of Operation Manna takes place on 29th April.

Squadron Leader FRANK WILLIAMSON AFC - was at 10 Sqn and 102 Sqn, flying Whitleys and Halifaxes and he completed 26 Operations before becoming an instructor.

Warrant Officer JACK LINAKER - as a Rear Gunner on Lancasters he was posted to 9 Sqn which was one of only two squadrons equipped with the Tallboy bomb used for precision bombing and went on to lead the final raid on Berchtesgaden. He completed 18 Ops.

Warrant Officer REG PAYNE - having completed his training as a WOP/Air Gunner he joined 50 Sqn on Lancasters in the same crew as Marshal of the RAF Sir Michael Beetham. With this crew he completed over 30 ops including 10 to Berlin.

Warrant Officer DONALD BROWN - flew with 428 Sqn on raids over Northern Europe on Halifax bombers. He was shot down in July 1943 in raids on Aachen and held as POW in Stalag Luft VI.

Due to the ages of our guests, there may be changes to the final attendance but we will endeavour to update the website if needed. However please feel free to give us a call for further information.

Newly Added Releases
1) COASTAL PATROL MULTI-SIGNED COLLECTORS PIECE
2) ACE OF ACES
3) FOLLOW UP
4) MIDWINTER DAWN - TRIBUTE EDITION
5) MIDWINTER DAWN
6) DAMBUSTERS COLLECTORS SET
7) STRIKE ON BERLIN
8) THE LAST OF THE 39-ERS
9) SAGAN - THE GREAT ESCAPE
10) CAUGHT ON THE SURFACE - THE GICLEE STUDIO PROOF

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