Night of Heroes – The Dambusters
by Philip E. West
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Print size: 19 ¼ x 27 ¾" (49 x 68cms)
17th May 1943. Lancaster's from 617 Squadron deliver a surprise attack on the Ruhr dams with specially designed, unique bouncing bombs invented by Barns Wallis. Wing Commander Guy Gibson is shown drawing defensive fire away from Flt Lt Maltby's aircraft as it passes over the Mohne, just as his mine explodes and breaches the dam.
The Primary Edition is signed by Squadron Leader
George L. Johnson DFM (Bomb Aimer on AJ-T,
American Joe McCarthy’s Lancaster.
*The Artist Proofs and Remarques are also signed by former Dambuster Flying Officer Raymond E. Grayston (Flight Engineer of AJ-N, Les Knights Lancaster.)
Please see below for details of the signatories of this edition.
As with all our prints, this edition was signed in the presence
of Sean Whyte, owner and publisher of SWA Fine Art Limited.
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This edition has also been reproduced in a smaller size ,
signed by both former Dambusters .
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