Okinawa by Robert Taylor - Aviation Art

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Okinawa

- TOWARDS THE BITTER END - 

 BY ROBERT TAYLOR

 

Flying from the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, F4U Corsairs from VMF-221 assault Japanese positions defending the island of Okinawa, April 1945. Leading the charge, USMC pilot Lt. Dean Caswell climbs away from the target area after delivering a blistering rocket attack on a coastal installation during one of the most savage campaigns of WWII, the Battle of Okinawa.


Overall size: 24" x 32¼"

AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING EDITIONS:

  • Limited Edition: Signed by F4U Corsair pilots Dean Caswell and Joe McPhail - 400 prints ($325)
  • Collectors Edition: Signed by ten (10) F4U Corsair pilots who flew at Okinawa - 200 prints ($435)
  • Collectors Edition Artist's Proof:As above - 25 prints ($615)
  • Veterans Edition: Signed by twelve F4U Corsair pilots and three additional veterans of Okinawa - 110 prints ($635)
  • Remarque: Signed by twelve F4U Corsair pilots and five (5)additional veterans of Okinawa - 15 prints ($1,195)
  • Double Remarque: As above - 10 prints ($2,095)
  • Okinawa Tribute Edition: With a total of twenty-five (25) signatures and a matted original drawing -10 prints ($3,995)

 

OKINAWA TRIBUTE EDITION

 

This outstanding twenty-two signature edition is issued with a stunning individually commissioned original pencil drawing by Robert Taylor. Each drawing is personally signed by two Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm fighter pilots who flew Corsairs during the Battle of Okinawa;

 

  • S/Lt Chris Cartledge DSC RN
  • Lt Keith Quilter DSC RN
The drawing is conservation matted to include the highly-prized original signatures of three legendary USMC Aces who flew in the Okinawa Campaign:
  • Col Jefferson De Blanc MOH USMC / 9 victories
  • Col Archie Donahue USMC / 14 victories
  • Lt Col Ken Walsh MOH USMC / 21 victories
Overall size: 14" x 20" (approx.)

 

LIMITED EDITION SIGNATURES:

  • Col. Dean Caswell USMC
  • Col. Joe McPhail USMC  

COLLECTORS EDITION SIGNATURES:

  • Col. Dean Caswell USMC
  • Col. Joe McPhail USMC
  • Col. Jim Swett USMC
  • Col. Bruce Porter USMC
  • Lt. Col William R. Lucas USMC
  • Capt. Phillip J De Groot USMC
  • Lt. Cdr. Tom McBride USN
  • Lt. Col. Lyle Bradley USMC
  • Lt. Col.Darryl Smith USMC
  • 1st. Lt. Clint Fladland

    VETERANS EDITION SIGNATURES:

    • Col. Dean Caswell USMC
    • Col. Joe McPhail USMC
    • Col. Jim Swett USMC
    • Col. Bruce Porter USMC
    • Lt. Col William R. Lucas USMC
    • Capt. Phillip J De Groot USMC
    • Lt. Cdr. Tom McBride USN
    • Lt. Col. Lyle Bradley USMC
    • Lt. Col.Darryl Smith USMC
    • 1st. Lt. Clint Fladland USMC
    • Cmdr. Dean “Diz” Laird USMC
    • Cmdr. Willis “Bill” Hardy USMC
    • Sgt Harry Momi US Army
    • Cdr Donald Schmahl USN
    • SN Mike Wonderlich USN

    REMARQUE EDITION SIGNATURES:

    • Col. Dean Caswell USMC
    • Col. Joe McPhail USMC
    • Col. Jim Swett USMC
    • Col. Bruce Porter USMC
    • Lt. Col William R. Lucas USMC
    • Capt. Phillip J De Groot USMC
    • Lt. Cdr. Tom McBride USN
    • Lt. Col. Lyle Bradley USMC
    • Lt. Col.Darryl Smith USMC
    • 1st. Lt. Clint Fladland USMC
    • Cmdr. Dean “Diz” Laird USMC
    • Cmdr. Willis “Bill” Hardy USMC
    • Sgt Harry Momi US Army
    • Cdr Donald Schmahl USN
    • SN Mike Wonderlich USN
    • CMSgt Lloyd Deffenbaugh USAAC
    • QM Jim Pickering USN  

    OKINAWA TRIBUTE EDITION SIGNATURES:

    • Col. Dean Caswell USMC
    • Col. Joe McPhail USMC
    • Col. Jim Swett USMC
    • Col. Bruce Porter USMC
    • Lt. Col William R. Lucas USMC
    • Capt. Phillip J De Groot USMC
    • Lt. Cdr. Tom McBride USN
    • Lt. Col. Lyle Bradley USMC
    • Lt. Col.Darryl Smith USMC
    • 1st. Lt. Clint Fladland USMC
    • Cmdr. Dean “Diz” Laird USMC
    • Cmdr. Willis “Bill” Hardy USMC
    • Sgt Harry Momi US Army
    • Cdr Donald Schmahl USN
    • SN Mike Wonderlich USN
    • CMSgt Lloyd Deffenbaugh USAAC
    • QM Jim Pickering USN
    • Lt Keith Quilter DSC RN
    • S/Lt Chris Cartledge DSC RN
    • Col Jefferson De Blanc MOH USMC
    • Col Archie Donahue USMC
    • Lt Col Ken Walsh MOH USMC    

     

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