Thunders in the Ardennes by Anthony Saunders - Aviation Art

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"THUNDER IN THE ARDENNES"

By Anthony Saunders

 

P-47 Thunderbolts of the 509th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group, pass low over paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division advancing through heavy snow during the Battle of the Bulge, early January 1945. Major Robert ‘Blackie’ Blackburn, in his distinctive aircraft Chow Hound, leads his unit as they head out on a morning low-level bombing mission.
 

EDITIONS AVAILABLE 

    • Limited Edition: Signed by two P-47 pilots who took part in the Battle of the Bulge - 375 prints ($165)
    • Collectors Edition: Signed by three P-47 pilots and four Airborne veterans of the Battle of the Bulge. 125 prints ($225)
    • Artist Proof: As above. 25 prints ($320)
    • The Remarque: As above. 25 prints ($450)
    • The Double Remarque Edition: As above. 10 prints ($715)
    • The Giclee Studio Proof on Canvas: 24" x 36" - Signed by the Artist ($595)

 

Note: The canvas is supplied mounted on a stretcher frame as standard, but it is also available rolled. If you prefer this option please type 'Rolled' in the addittional comments section of our order form, or specify when calling us.

LIMITED EDITION SIGNATURES

  • First Lieutenant Edward J. Lopez
  • Colonel Herbert L. Prevost

COLLECTORS, A/P & REMARQUE EDITION SIGNATURES

  • First Lieutenant Edward J. Lopez
  • Colonel Herbert L. Prevost
  • Private 1st Class Arthur ‘Art’ Petersen
  • Private 1st Class Salvador ‘Sal’ Perez
  • Staff Sergeant Leo A. Dumuuchelle
  • Captain Dean McCandless
  • Captain Wayne Coleman  

THE SIGNATORIES

First Lieutenant Edward J. Lopez 

Flew P-47s with the 365th Fighter Group and later the 387th Fighter Squadron during the Battle of the Bulge.


Colonel Herbert L. Prevost DFC

Flew P-47s with the 387th Fighter Squadron in the Ardennes and was awarded the DFC for helping to destroy seven tanks, three armored vehicles and five trucks in a single day.


Private 1st Class Arthur ‘Art’ Petersen

Jumped on D-Day with Fox Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne,. Wounded during Operation Market Garden, he re-joined in time to defend Bastogne.


Private 1st Class Salvador ‘Sal’ Perez

Jumped on D-Day with the Service Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne and fought throughout Normandy, Operation Market Garden and at Bastogne.


Staff Sergeant Leo A. Dumuuchelle

Served in the 82nd Airborne Division with the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (C). Wounded in Belgium in September 1944 he returned to fight in the Battle of the Bulge.


Captain Dean McCandless

Made four combat jumps with the 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne at Sicily, at Salerno, on D-Day and finally Operation Market Garden before fighting during the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.


Captain Wayne Coleman

Flew P-47s with the 78th Fighter Group on dive-bombing and strafing missions in support of the Normandy invasion and in the Ardennes. He later converted to P-51s and shot down three Fw190s in a single mission and an Me262 jet.

 

     

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