Pathfinders Away by Stephen Brown features RAF Avro Lancasters of 83 and 35 Squadrons climbing into the evening sky over Cambridgeshire as they head out for a night mission over Germany.
The No. 8 Group Pathfinder Force played a crucial role in the success of the RAF's strategic bombing offensive of World War II. The elite, highly trained crews flew ahead of the main bomber force and located and marked enemy targets. The missions were highly dangerous and the chances of surviving the minimum 60-sortie operational tour were small.
50 Limited Edition - signed by the artist only.
5 Artist Proofs - 5 pilot signatures - SOLD OUT
The Artist Proofs are countersigned by the following distinguished aircrew:
Squadron Leader L S 'Benny' Goodman
617 Sqn Pilot, Tirpitz raid.
FIt. Lt. Russell 'Rusty' Waughman DFC, AFC
No 101 Special Duties Squadron.
FIt. Lt. Ron Clark DFC
Original pilot of the Lancaster "Phantom of the Ruhr".
FIt. Lt. Don Briggs DFC
Lancasters and then post-war Vulcan pilot.
FIt. Lt. Tom Bennett DFM
This print can be supplied mounted or mounted and framed, please contact us for details.
35 x 21 inches overall, image 26 x 13 inches.
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