Assault on the Capital by Robert Taylor

Assault on the Capital by Robert Taylor

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Assault on the Capital, the first major raid on London on September 7th 1940 which caused huge fires and terrific damage to the London docks. Fighter command scrambled 21 squadrons to meet the raid. This marked the Luftwaffe change in tactics from attacking RAF airfield to attacking London. This tactical change is said to have cost the Luftwaffe the Battle of Britain.

The print depicts Ju88's escorted by Me109E's coming under attack by Hurricanes of RAF 242 squadron. The Aces Edition is signed by five fighter pilot Knights Cross holders, Adolf Dickfeld, Heinz Lange, Gunther Rall, Ernst- Wilhelm Reinert and Erich Rudorffer.

The Millenium Proof Edition adds the signatures of Helmut Bennemann, Siegfried Bethke, Hans- Ekkehard Bob, Alfred Grislawski, Herbert Kaiser, Rudolf Miese, Eduard Neumann, Edmund Paule Rossmann, Gunter Seeger, Herbert Thomas, Rudolf Trenkel and Herbert Wehnelt. The Millenium Proof edition also comes with the companion print Battle Over Dover.

Editions available:

  • Millenium Proof with companion "Battle over Dover"
  • Artist Proof
  • Limited Edition
  • Presentation Copy

Print size 33" X 24", Battle over Dover companion 18" x 14"

 

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