Schweinfurt - The Second Mission by Robert Taylor - Aviation Art

$320.00

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Schweinfurt - The Second Mission

By Robert Taylor

 

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However, we may still have some editions of this SOLD OUT print in stock. Please call us at 1-800-545 for details.

 

Briefing at 0500 hours on the morning of 14 October ,1943, brought the B-17 bomber crews of the 92nd Bomb Group news they didn’t want to hear: “It’s Schweinfurt again!” The same message was being repeated in USAAF bomb group briefing rooms all over eastern England in the early hours of what was to become forever known as “Black Thursday”. Robert Taylor’s majestic new painting shows Colonel Budd Peaslee’s B-17 Equipose, piloted by Kemp McLaughlin, leading the Fortresses of the 92nd Bomb Group en-route to the vital ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt.

 

THE LIMITED EDITION:

  • 500 Prints signed and numbered.  Price $320.00

 

THE ARTIST PROOF EDITION:

  • 25 Prints THIS EDITION IS SOLD OUT. CALL FOR AVAILABLE AND PRICE

 

The Commemorative Proof Edition

This Edition has been individually signed by an additional Thirteen veterans from the second Schweinfurt mission. Each Commemorative Proof comes with a companion pencil print 'Black Thursday' signed by a Luftwaffe veteran of the Second Schweinfurt Raid, making an incredible Twenty Four signature edition.

** In addition, a number of prints in the edition are also signed by three veterans of the second Schweinfurt mission, making a total of TWENTY SEVEN signatures. These are issued at no extra charge to the first orders received, so please order early to avoid disappointment. 


Overall Print Size 36"wide x 24" high.  

 

Signatures:

  • General J. KEMP McLAUGHLIN 
  • First Lieutenant WILBUR ‘BUD’ KLINT 
  • First Lieutenant JOHN P. NOACK 
  • First Lieutenant FREDERICK J. BIRD 
  • Technical Sergeant JACK R. GOETZ 
  • Captain MALCOLM H. HIGGINS 
  • Technical Sergeant BILL E. MARTIN 
  • Chief Master Sergeant ROY C. McGINNIS 
  • Captain JAMES A. 'PETE' MULLINAX 
  • Staff Sergeant BEN ROBERTS 
  • First Lieutenant EARL G. BASON 
  • First Lieutenant JAY G. COBERLY 
  • First Lieutenant ROY G. DAVIDSON Jnr 
  • Staff Sergeant MARSHALL L. FISHER 
  • Technical Sergeant EDWARD K. FOX 
  • Colonel ED MILLSON 
  • Captain THOMAS A. PARKS 
  • Staff Sergeant ROBERT RICKEL 
  • Technical Sergeant GEORGE G. ROBERTS 
  • First Lieutenant JOHN SCARBOROUGH 
  • Colonel ROBERT M. SLANE 
  • First Lieutenant DONALD SPRINGER 
  • Lieutenant Colonel HENRY E. TESSIEN 
  • Feldwebel ADOLF DENZ (Companion Drawing) 
  • Lieutenant Colonel ARVID O. DAHL** 
  • Sergeant MATHIAS J. KREMER** 
  • Captain FOSTER ‘FOSS’RODDA**

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