Air Armada (The Hardest Day) by Robert Taylor - Tribute Edition with Original Pencil Drawing

Air Armada (The Hardest Day) by Robert Taylor - Tribute Edition with Original Pencil Drawing

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During the Battle of Britain in August 1940 Goring and the Luftwaffe began attacking RAF Fighter Command airfields The objective was to bringing RAF fighter command to its knees. The raids started on the 12th August, rolled into August 13th as "Eagle Day" and culminated with massive raids on 18th August, which became known as "The Hardest Day" The RAF pilots had been in constant combat for seven days and were on the verge of total exhaustion.

The Artist Proof, Tribute edition Air Armada print # 1/5, shows Me109's of 1./JG51 led by Heinz Bar the Luftwaffe top scoring NCO Ace during the Battle of Britain, climbing to escort DO17's on their airfield bombing mission. The print is signed by some of the best Luftwaffe Aces and Bomber leaders during the Battle of Britain, Eric Rudorffer, Gunter Rall, Hajo Hermann, Hans-Ekkehard Bob, Heidrich Sudel.

The original matching numbered pencil drawing by Robert Taylor depicts an Me109 and Spitfire about to engage during the Battle of Britain. The matted size is 21x21 inches, included in the matting are the signatures of, Heinz Barr, Hans-Joachim Jabs, Adolf Galland, Erwin Leykauf, Herbert Ihlefeld and Dietrich Hrabak all highly distinguished Luftwaffe Aces who flew in Battle of Britain and throughout WWII. 

Air Armada is part of a set issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The other two prints in the set are Hornchurch Scramble and Valiant Response. If you are interested in acquiring the complete set with matching numbers and original drawings please contact me

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