THE ROAD TO THE RHINE

by Robert Taylor

  • Long Hard Road
Editions Edition Size US($) QTY
Limited edition 450 $320.00
Collectors edition 350 $395.00
101st airborne edition 125 Limited Availability Contact Us
Collectors edition remarques 10 Limited Availability Contact Us
Band of brothers tribute proofs 5 Limited Availability Contact Us
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On Sunday 17 September 1944, the first day of Operation Market Garden, C-47 Dakotas of the 439th Troop Carrier Group dropped thousands of paratroopers from the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions into Holland, a hundred and fifty miles behind enemy lines. This daring operation, the largest airborne assault of World War II, aimed to capture and secure vital bridges in the Allies’ push towards the Rhine.

The Limited Edition

Each print is signed by THREE highly respected members of ‘Easy’ Company, 506th P.I.R:

  • Corporal Herb Suerth
  • Sergeant Ed Tipper
  • Private 1st Class Bill Maynard

The Collectors Edition

This TEN signature edition is additionally signed by the following veterans of the 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne:

  • Colonel Ed Shames
  • Sergeant Bill True
  • Private Ed Joint
  • Private William 'Bill' Wingett
  • Staff Sergeant George Koskimaki
  • Operations Sergeant Edward Hallow
  • Sergeant Don Burgett

The 101st Airborne Edition

Each print in this specially released edition is issued with a companion print of Robert’s superb pencil drawing LONG HARD ROAD depicting the men of the 101st Airborne preparing for their parachute drop into occupied territory on the eve of D-Day, June 1944. Each two print set is personally signed by a staggering TWENTY ONE veterans of the 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne: 

  • Private Phil Perugini
  • Sergeant Paul Rogers
  • Captain Vinnie Vicari
  • Sergeant Earl McClung
  • Private First Class Hank Zimmerman
  • First Sergeant Frank Soboleski
  • James H 'Pee Wee' Martin
  • Sergeant Amos 'Buck' Taylor
  • Master Sergeant Clarence 'Clancy' Lyall
  • Sergeant Rod Bain
  • Corporal Frank Perconte

The Collectors Edition Remarques

Each print in this exclusively limited edition will have an original pencil drawing inscribed in the border by the master of aviation art, Robert Taylor. Each ELEVEN signature Remarque carries the same signatures as the Collectors edition but is additionally a further veteran of ‘Easy’ Company, 506th P.I.R:

  • Private Phil Perugini

The Band of Brothers Tribute Proofs

With ALL the components of the 101st Airborne Edition, the Tribute Proofs are released with a unique, ORIGINAL, hand-signed and hand-numbered pencil drawing by artist Robert Taylor. The rarity of these FIVE Tribute Proofs is unsurpassed and each spectacular drawing is conservation matted to include a replica ‘Screaming Eagle’ patch. Also included is the authentic signature of the legendary leader of Easy Company – Major DICK WINTERS, along with three further highly respected members of the unit: 

  • Major Richard 'Dick' Winters
  • Corporal Forrest Guth
  • First Lieutenant Lynn 'Buck' Compton
  • Sergeant First Class Donald Malarkey
Media:
Lithograph
Size:
33.5 x 25.25 inches
Release Date:
8/2008

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