size: 28” x 20”
Handley Page Halifax, together with the Avro Lancaster, formed the
backbone of the RAF’s night offensive against Germany from
1942 to 1945 and finished the campaign with an impressive record
of achievement. “Welcome Sight” depicts Halifax MK IIIs
of 158 Squadron passing over the village of West Tanfield on the
River Ure, heading for the bomber base of Lisset, Yorkshire.