Target in Sight:
Oil on canvas framed 57cm x 90cm (22" x 35")
Available for purchase via the Guild of Aviation Artists. This painting was also displayed at the the Guild of Aviation Artists 2009 Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries London.
The Avro Lancaster was a British designed four-engined Second World War heavy bomber made initially by Avro for the Royal Air Force. The Lancaster first saw active service in 1942, and along with the Handley Page Halifax it was one of the main heavy bombers of the RAF.
The Lancaster became the most famous and most successful of the Second World War night bombers, "delivering 608,612 tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties."[ Although the Lancaster was primarily a night bomber, it excelled in many other roles including daylight precision bombing, and gained worldwide renown as the "Dam Buster" used in the 1943 Operation Chastise raids on Germany's Ruhr Valley dams.
The above painting was completed for the Aces High Aviation Gallery to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Dambuster Raids.
Giclée Print Details:
Limited Edition Fine Art Giclée Prints
To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Dambuster Raids.
Each Giclee print will come with a Certificate of Authenticity (C.O.A) signed and stamped by myself.
Please click on the link below to view the C.O.A
Sqn Ldr LES MUNRO DSO DFC RNZAF:
The last surviving Dambuster Pilot,
One of three flight commanders on the raid he flew Lancaster AJ-W assigned to attack the
Sorpe but had to abort his attack after being hit by flack.
Sgt RAYMOND GRAYSTON:
Flight Engineer on Lancaster AJ-N, piloted by Les Knight, the aircraft that successfully breached the Eder Dam.
Ray was shot down on a raid in September 1943 and taken PoW.
Sqn Ldr GEORGE JOHNSON DFM:
The Bomb Aimer on Lancaster AJ-T, piloted by American Joe McCarthy.
After ten attempted bombing runs into the Sorpe, George released his bomb to score a direct hit on the earth dam.
Cpl KEN LUCAS:
Transferred to 617 Sqn on its formation as a member of the unit's ground crew.
Ken was heavily involved in carrying out the modifications to the aircraft right up to the night of the raid.
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Giclee Print (Countersigned)
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