Hellcat Fury by Robert Taylor

Hellcat Fury by Robert Taylor

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Hellcat Fury illustrates F6F Hellcats of VF6 attacking the Truk atoll the main Japanese base in the South Pacific with major anchorages and four heavily defended airfields. Truk was thought to be almost impregnable. On the 16th and 17th of February 1944 Truk was attacked by the carrier group Task Force 58 which destroyed an estimated 275 aircraft and sank 2000,000 tons of shipping.

Hellcats pond the Atoll staffing with guns blazing, in the forefront is a F6F-3 flown by Alex Vraciu who was to become one of the highest scoring Naval fighter Aces with 19 victories flying Hellcats with VF-6.

The Aces Edition is signed by Alex Vraciu, "Bill" Hardy and "Mac" McWhorter all USN Fighter Aces.

The War in the Pacific Edition is additionally signed by a further five USN Fighter Aces, 'Ted" Crosby, "Buck" Dungan, James Duffy, John Strane and Ed Wendorf. This edition also includes a small companion print "Pacific Pirates" depicting an F4U Corsair signed by Archie Donahue who flew the Hellcats and Corsairs achieving 14 victories. Limited Edition and Artist Proof Available.

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