FRONT LINE HURRICANES

by Robert Taylor

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Limited edition 800 £210.00
Artist proofs 80 £325.00
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Based at a temporary formed airfield at Lille Marc, Hurricanes of No. 87 Squadron – showing the strains of battle – taxi in from a skirmish during heavy fighting in the Battle of France, May 1940.

Flying from ill-prepared grass strips, with groundcrews making the best of what meagre facilities were on hand, the Hurricane pilots literally flew themselves to a standstill. An old farmhouse has been commandeered and now doubles up as flight operations, officers’ mess, and accommodation for the lucky ones.

Front Line Hurricanes is issued with TWO comanion prints - Bristol Blenheim (dimensions 18" x 14") and Gloster Gladiator (18" x 14").

The Signatures

Each copy of FRONT LINE HURRICANES is signed by SIX of the great Aces of RAF Fighter Command.  All flew Hurricanes during the Battle of France in 1940.

  • Wing Commander Roland 'Bee' Beamont CBE DSO* DFC* DL
  • Air Commodore Peter Brothers CBE DSO DFC*
  • Group Captain Frank Carey CBE DFC** AFC DFM
  • Group Captain Dennis David CBE DFC* AFC
  • Wing Commander John Gibson
  • Squadron Leader Ken 'Hawkeye' Lee
Media:
Lithograph
Size:
32 x 23 inches
Release Date:
1997

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