A Hawker Typhoon of 182 Squadron over the English Channel near the French coast in June 1944.
The battle-weary pilot takes a rare quiet moment away from the ferocious fight for Normandy. Although originally conceived as a fighter to replace the Spitfire, the Typhoon was to ultimately excel in a low level, ground support role. A characteristic that came into its own during the D-Day invasion and the months that followed as the Allied forces moved east through Europe. During the D-Day landings the Typhoon's immense firepower played a vital role in breaking up the resistance of the German army and the Typhoon pilots were continuously in action, mainly on highly hazardous low-level ground attack sorties.
Double mounted print which is signed and numbered by the artist and supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity.
14 x 11 inches overall mounted, image 9 x 6.25 inches.
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