TARGET BEARING 270

by Robert Taylor

Editions Edition Size US($) QTY
Limited edition 400 $325.00
Artist proofs 30 $595.00
Commemorative proofs 100 Limited Availability Contact Us
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At sunrise on 12 November 1944, Lancasters of 617 Squadron form a loose formation. Led by Wing Commander James Tait, their target is the mighty German Battleship Tirpitz, lying in the Norwegian fjord at Tromsø.

This was their third and final attack and direct hits with their “Tallboys” finally brought about the demise of the pride of the German Fleet.

The Limited Edition

Each print in this edition has been hand-signed by the artist and four pilots that participated in the attack on the Tirpitz.

  • Flying Officer C B R Fish
  • Squadron Leader Tony Iveson DFC AE
  • Flight Lieutenant Bob Knights DSO DFC
  • Squadron Leader E.A. Wass AE

The Commemorative Proofs

The edition is signed by a total of TWENTY FIVE Aircrew that actually took part in the attacks on the Tirpitz:

  • Warrant Officer B. Burnett
  • Flight Lieutenant James Castagnola DSO DFC
  • Warrant Officer AW Cherrington
  • Flight Lieutenant D Cooper
  • Squadron Leader Lawrence Curtis DFC* AE
  • Squadron Leader Lawrence 'Benny' Goodman
  • Flight Lieutenant Sydney Grimes
  • Squadron Leader Mac Hamilton DFC
  • Flight Lieutenant F E Howkins
  • Warrant Officer H Johnson DFM
  • Flying Officer A K Johnstone
  • Flying Officer B F Kent DFC
  • Flying Officer A J Lammas
  • Wing Commander G Mackie
  • Flight Lieutenant AM McKie
  • Warrant Officer J D Phillips
  • Flight Lieutenant H J Riding
  • Flying Officer J Soilleux
  • Group Captain James 'Willie' Tait DSO*** DFC* ADC
  • Warrant Officer Frank Tilley
  • Flight Lieutenant F H Awatts DFC
Media:
Lithograph
Size:
30 x 24 inches
Release Date:
5/2004

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