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Action This Day by Richard Taylor. (C)


Action This Day by Richard Taylor. (C)

A cold winters morning, as dawn breaks over RAF Lissett, revealing that last nights biting wind has once again brought a covering of snow to the airfield. But, with conditions forecast to improve, tonights operation to bomb industrial targets in Germany is set to proceed, and ground crew start to prepare Halifax Mk3 LV907 F-Freddy, simply known as Friday 13th, for action. This iconic aircraft flew an impressive total of 128 operational sorties with 158 Squadron between March 1944 and April 1945.
Item Code : DHM1902CAction This Day by Richard Taylor. (C) - This Edition
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PRINTRAF Bomber Command Tribute edition of 10 prints (supplied with original pencil drawing).

Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
Bennett, Donald (matted)
Cheshire, Leonard (matted)
Hodges, Lewis (matted)
Tait, J B (matted)
Walker, Augustus (matted)
+ Artist : Richard Taylor


Signature(s) value alone : £395
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Other editions of this item : Action This Day by Richard Taylor.DHM1902
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PRINTSigned limited edition of 350 prints. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
+ Artist : Richard Taylor


Signature(s) value alone : £55
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Limited edition of 25 artist proofs. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor


Signature(s) value alone : £170
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PRINTCollectors edition of 70 prints.
Great value : Value of signatures exceeds price of item!
Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
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Signature(s) value alone : £170
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PRINTLimited edition of 25 remarques. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor


Signature(s) value alone : £170
£265.00VIEW EDITION...
REMARQUELimited edition of 10 double remarques. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor


Signature(s) value alone : £170
£445.00VIEW EDITION...
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The Aircraft :
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HalifaxRoyal Air Force heavy Bomber with a crew of six to eight. Maximum speed of 280mph (with MK.VI top speed of 312mph) service ceiling of 22,800feet maximum range of 3,000 miles. The Halifax carried four .303 browning machine guns in the tail turret, two .303 browning machines in the nose turret in the MK III there were four .303 brownings in the dorsal turret. The Handley Page Halifax, first joined the Royal Air Force in March 1941 with 35 squadron. The Halifax saw service in Europe and the Middle east with a variety of variants for use with Coastal Command, in anti Submarine warfare, special duties, glider-tugs, and troop transportation roles. A total of 6177 Halifax's were built and stayed in service with the Royal Air Force until 1952

Aviation History Timeline : 18th December
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
18December1941Feldwebel Gerhard Kppen of 7./Jagdgeschwader 52 was awarded the Knight's Cross
18December1941Hauptmann Theodor Triebe of 1./Flak-Regiment 7 was awarded the Knight's Cross
18December1941Oberleutnant Matthias Schwegler of I./Kampfgeschwader 51 was awarded the Knight's Cross
18December1944Former British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O D. M. Crook of 609 Squadron, was Killed.
18December1959Gerald Maxwell, a WW1 Ace with 21.00 victories, died on this day
18December1982Hans Hahn, a WW2 Ace with 108.00 victories, died on this day
18December1982Hans Rudel, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
18December1982Hans-Ulrich Rudel, a WW2 Ace with 11.00 victories, died on this day
18December1982Knight's Cross recipient Hans-Ulrich Rudel of 9./Sturzkampfgeschwader 2 died on this day
18December2007Lawrence ONeill, a WW2 Ace with 5.00 victories, died on this day
18December2008Air Commodore Peter Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC*, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
18December2008Former British Battle of Britain pilot, F/Lt. P. M. Brothers of 32 & 257 Squadrons, Passed away.
18December2008Peter Brothers, a WW2 Ace with 15.00 victories, died on this day

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