Into The Teeth Of The Wind by Robert Taylor - Doolittle Tribute Edition with original drawing

Into The Teeth Of The Wind by Robert Taylor - Doolittle Tribute Edition with original drawing

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"Into The Teeth Of The Wind" the Doolittle Tribute Edition. On April 18th 1942, barely four months after Pearl Harbor Jimmy Doolittle's B-25 lifts off the deck of USS Hornet. A further 15 crews will gun their engines and lift off on the first bombing run on Japan. The B-25's were heavily modified to achieve the short carrier take off, with no way to land they headed for China after hitting Japan. The raid was a great moral booster to America and a wake up call of what was to come for Japan.

The Doolittle Tribute Edition is a three part set comprises the main print "Into The Teeth Of The Wind" a companion pencil print "The Day Now Dawns" and an original pencil drawing by Robert Taylor of Doolittle's  B-25 over Japan. There are a total of 17 signatures of crews who took part in the raid including Jimmy Doolittle the famous raid leader, and subsequently a brilliant air war leader in Europe. Included on the print is the signature of Tung-Sheng Liu who helped a crew evade Japanese capture in China and became an honorary Doolittle Raider. 

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