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Dambusters Lancaster Prints by Anthony Saunders and Graeme Lothian. - MilitaryArtCompany.com

DHM6001. Low Pass Over the Möhne Dam by Anthony Saunders. <p>Operation Chastise, the plan to destroy the mighty Ruhr dams, was bold, audacious and dangerous.  It was also set to become one of the most legendary combat missions ever undertaken in the history of aviation warfare.  In late February 1943 a unique decision was taken by the RAF to form the now legendary 617 Squadron, a highly specialised unit within Bomber Command.  Its task was to be the destruction of the huge Möhne, Sorpe and Eder dams, which provided vital services to German industry.  Tasked with providing the crews for this new squadron was the young, outstanding, bomber and night-fighter pilot Wing Commander Guy Gibson, already a veteran of 174 bomber operations.  On 21st March 1943 the unit was formed at RAF Scampton under his command, and the chosen men had just eight weeks to prepare for the task in hand.  <b><p> Signed by :<br>Squadron Leader George L. Johnson DFM,<br>Corporal Maureen Stevens<br>and<br> Corporal Kenneth Lucas (deceased).<p> Signed limited edition of 425 prints.  <p> Paper size 32 inches x 24 inches (81cm x 61cm)  Image size 25.5 inches x 16.5 inches (65cm x 44cm)
DHM1419B. The Dambusters by Graeme Lothian. <p> The night of the 16th May 1943 saw 19 modified Lancasters of the specially formed 617 squadron set out to breach the Ennepe, Eder, Mohne and Sorpe dams in Westphalia, Germany. The mission was led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson. <b><p>Signed by Squadron Leader George L. Johnson DFM. <p>Johnson Signature Edition of 100 prints (Nos 1 - 100) from the signed limited edition of 1150 prints. <p> Image size 17 inches x 10 inches (43cm x 25cm)

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Dambusters Lancaster Prints by Anthony Saunders and Graeme Lothian.

PCK2343. Dambusters Lancaster Prints by Anthony Saunders and Graeme Lothian.

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DHM6001. Low Pass Over the Möhne Dam by Anthony Saunders.

Operation Chastise, the plan to destroy the mighty Ruhr dams, was bold, audacious and dangerous. It was also set to become one of the most legendary combat missions ever undertaken in the history of aviation warfare. In late February 1943 a unique decision was taken by the RAF to form the now legendary 617 Squadron, a highly specialised unit within Bomber Command. Its task was to be the destruction of the huge Möhne, Sorpe and Eder dams, which provided vital services to German industry. Tasked with providing the crews for this new squadron was the young, outstanding, bomber and night-fighter pilot Wing Commander Guy Gibson, already a veteran of 174 bomber operations. On 21st March 1943 the unit was formed at RAF Scampton under his command, and the chosen men had just eight weeks to prepare for the task in hand.

Signed by :
Squadron Leader George L. Johnson DFM,
Corporal Maureen Stevens
and
Corporal Kenneth Lucas (deceased).

Signed limited edition of 425 prints.

Paper size 32 inches x 24 inches (81cm x 61cm) Image size 25.5 inches x 16.5 inches (65cm x 44cm)


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DHM1419B. The Dambusters by Graeme Lothian.

The night of the 16th May 1943 saw 19 modified Lancasters of the specially formed 617 squadron set out to breach the Ennepe, Eder, Mohne and Sorpe dams in Westphalia, Germany. The mission was led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson.

Signed by Squadron Leader George L. Johnson DFM.

Johnson Signature Edition of 100 prints (Nos 1 - 100) from the signed limited edition of 1150 prints.

Image size 17 inches x 10 inches (43cm x 25cm)


Website Price: £ 145.00  

To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £280.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £135




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Corporal Kenneth Lucas (deceased)
Ken Lucas joined the RAF in June 1940, and trained as ground crew for bomber Command. He was sent first to 49 Squadron at RAF Scampton, before transferring to 617 Squadron upon its formation, Involved in all the major servicing of the aircraft before the raid including fitting the motors that drove the belt that spun the bomb, and attaching the critical lamps to the underside of the aircraft. Sadly, Ken Lucas passed away in January 2011.


Corporal Maureen Stevens
Was an R/T Operator in the control tower at Scampton during 1943 and was on duty on the night of the 16/17 May when she talked home the survivors of the Dambuster Raids.




Squadron Leader George L. Johnson DFM
Joining the RAF in 1940, George Johnson served with 97 Squadron before joining 617 Squadron. Bomb aimer on American Joe McCarthys Lancaster AJ-T, they attacked the Sorpe Dam, for which he was awarded the DFM. Commissioned a few months later, George retired from the RAF in 1962.
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Squadron Leader George L. Johnson DFM
Joining the RAF in 1940, George Johnson served with 97 Squadron before joining 617 Squadron. Bomb aimer on American Joe McCarthys Lancaster AJ-T, they attacked the Sorpe Dam, for which he was awarded the DFM. Commissioned a few months later, George retired from the RAF in 1962.

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