THE DAMBUSTERS - BREACHING THE MÖHNE
Flying at altitudes as low as fifty feet and observing strict radio silence, the crews taking part in the Dambuster Raids faced heavy flak and ground fire as they crossed Holland to Germany. On the run into the target, using their height finding spotlights, they would have to fly in complete darkness at precisely 60 feet before their lethal cargo could be released.
Gerald uses his undeniable skills to recreate the attack on the Möhne Dam as Mick Martin's Lancaster pulls away, his 'Upkeep' bomb exploding behind him sending a huge plume of water into the air. Guy Gibson flies to his right drawing flak from the anti-aircraft guns on the towers.
The Limited Edition
Each print in this edition has been hand-signed by the artist as well as members of the 617 Dambusters crew:
- Sergeant Ray Grayston
- Squadron Leader George Johnson MBE DFM
- Flight Lieutenant Edward Johnson DFC
- Flight Lieutenant George Chalmers DFC DFM
The Collectors Edition and Remarques
Each print in these editions has the signatures of the Limited Edition, but also the following:
- Squadron Leader Ken Brown CGM
- Flying Officer Dave Rodger DFC
- Sergeant Fred Sutherland
- Flight Sergeant Grant McDonald
- Squadron Leader Les Munro CNZM DSO QSO DFC
The Publisher Proofs
In addition to all the signatures above, each print in this exclusive edition is further accompanied with the signatures of:
- Air Marshal Sir Harold 'Mick' Martin KCB CB DSO* DFC* AFC
- Squadron Leader David Shannon DSO* DFC*
- 34 x 25 inches
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