Original oil painting on high quality stretched canvas featuring ground crew at work on the P-51D of Major Donald Strait, Officer Commanding 361st Fighter Squadron, 356th Fighter Group at Martlesham Heath during the difficult winter of 1944-45.
Donald Strait arrived in England with the 361st FS in August 1943. His first three victories were achieved whilst flying a P-47D Thunderbolt. In November 1944 the unit converted to P-51D Mustangs and he subsequently was confirmed with a further 10 and a half victories. At the completion of his tour in March 1945 Donald Strait had flown 122 combat missions.
Signed by the artist and supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity.
This painting is presented professionally framed and ready to hang.
canvas 32 x 12 inches.
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