THE NORMANDY PORTFOLIO Dawn Breakers & Return of the Hunters

by Anthony Saunders

Editions Edition Size US($) QTY
Limited edition purchased as a pair 350 $255.00
Artist proofs purchased as a pair 25 $375.00
Remarques purchased as a pair 25 $825.00
Double remarques purchased as a pair 10 $1250.00
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This superb pair of prints commemorating the D-Day Normandy Campaign are available individually or as part of a matching-numbered pair.

DAWN BREAKERS

Gold Beach 6 June 1944

As the first rays of dawn brake over Gold Beach on D-Day, Halifax bombers of 76 Squadron head inland over the breaking surf below. Escorted by P-51 Mustangs from the 359th Fighter Group they witness the unforgettable sight unfolding below them in the light of dawn, as a vast flotilla of landing craft heads toward the Normandy shore.

Each copy in every edition is signed by the artist as well as three highly distinguished aviators who flew on Halifaxes during WWII and the Normandy Invasion:

  • Flight Lieutenant Eric Bernard
  • Flight Leiutenant James Hampton
  • Warrant Officer Rex Statham

RETURN OF THE HUNTERS

Omaha Beach June 1944

As men and materiel pour ashore from the recently installed, prefabricated ‘Mulberry Harbour A’ at Omaha Beach, a pair of RAF Mk 1b Typhoons from 245 Squadron race back towards their base at Holmesley South in Hampshire, to re-fuel and re-arm. The Typhoon pilots have just delivered a devastating rocket attack on German positions behind the Normandy beachhead. A few days later a violent storm would devastate the harbour below.

Each print has been personally signed by three highly distinguished Pilots who flew Typhoons in support of the Allied invasion of Normandy. Every print is endorsed by the artist and hand-numbered:

  • Flying Officer Derek Tapson
  • Wing Commander Jerry Eaton DFC
  • Flight Lieutenant David Ince
Media:
Lithograph
Release Date:
2/2012

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