This print comes with a free matching numbered copy of the book Heroic Endeavour, signed by the author Sean Feast.
As the massive Lancaster looms majestically over them, the ever vigilant ground crew begin the task of preparing ‘their’ aircraft for the coming night’s operation. Checking, repairing and double-checking again, making sure that nothing goes wrong on the next trip, nothing that could endanger the lives of the crew who depend on them. It will be a race against time.
Each print in Robert Taylor's Limited Edition, Day Duties for the Night Workers (Bomber Command Edition), is signed by 50 Bomber Command veterans:
Flight Lieutenant BORIS BRESSLOFF DFC - PFF Navigator with 635 Squadron completing 53 ops on Lancasters
Warrant Officer REG CLEAVER - Flight Engineer and co-pilot flying Halifaxes with 419 Squadron RCAF, shot down and taken PoW on his 17th op.
Flight Lieutenant ALAN PAYNE DFC - Bomb Aimer with 630 Squadron, he flew 29 ops on Lancasters.
W/O BILL BELL - Navigator / 103 & 166 Sqns
W/O JIM BOOKER - Navigator / 635 Sqn
Flt Lt KEN CARLTON - Flt Eng / 156, 7 & 635 Sqns
Flt Lt ERIC CLARKE - MiD WOP Air Gunner / 49 Sqn
W/O RICHARD CURNOCK - Rear Gunner / 425 Sqn
W/O ERIC EVANS - Rear Gunner / 463 Sqn
W/O REG EVES - Rear & MU Air Gunner / 550 Sqn
Flt Lt DENNIS FIELD - Pilot / 90 Sqn
F/O GEORGE FRENCH - Bomb Aimer / 76 Sqn
W/O HARRY GOUGH - Rear Gunner / 10 Sqn
F/O LES HADLEY - Navigator / 40, 139 & 156 Sqns
Flt Lt JOHN HALL DFC - Rear Gunner / 106 & 44 Sqns
W/O JEFF HILDRETH - WOP / 170 Sqn
Flt Sgt KEN JENKINSON - WOP / Air Gunner / 57 & 617 Sqns
W/O KEN JOHNSON - MU Air Gunner / 61 & 9 Sqns
W/O NORMAN JONES - Flt Eng / 625 Sqn
Flt Lt WILLIAM KELBRICK - AG, RG MU / 50 & 9 Sqns
Flt Lt ‘BERT’ KIRTLAND DFC* - WOP Air Gunner / 76 Sqn
Flt Lt R L C LASHAM DFC* - Pilot / 9 & 97 Sqns
Flt Sgt RUDOLF LEKSINSKI - WOP / 300 Sqn
W/O JACK LINAKER - Rear Gunner / 9 Sqn
Flt Sgt NORMAN LUSHER - WOP/AG / 9 Sqn
F/O LEN McNAMARA DFC - Rear Gunner / 10, 158 & 75 Sqns
W/O FRED MALTAS - Flt Eng / 51 & 35 Sqns
Flt Sgt LEN MANNING - Rear Gunner / 57 Sqn
W/O FRANK MANNION - Rear Gunner / 10 Sqn
W/O JOHN MORRISON - WOP/AG / 78,51 & 35 Sqns
Flt Lt ‘BLUEY’ MOTTERSHEAD DFC - Pilot / 158 Sqn
Flt Lt HARRY OAKEBY - Flt Eng / 432 Sqn
W/O KEN O’BRIEN DFM - Rear Gunner / 10 Sqn
W/O LOU PARSONS - Flt Eng / 75 Sqn
W/O ERNIE PATTERSON DFM - WOP/AG / 635 Sqn
W/O JOHN PEARL - MU Air Gunner / 207 Sqn
W/O KEN ROGERS - WOP/AG / 9 Sqn
Sqn Ldr JOHN ROWLAND DSO DFC* - Pilot / 12,613 & 625 Sqns
Flt Lt RON SMITH DFC - Rear Gunner / 9 & 617 Sqns
W/O REX STATHAM - Flt Eng / 158 Sqn
Flt Lt ‘DICK’ STARKEY - Pilot / 106 Sqn
F/O MALCOLM STAVES - WOP/AG / 207 Sqn
Flt Lt PHIL TETLOW - WOP/AG / 9 Sqn
W/O SAM THOMPSON - MU Air Gunner / 103 & 9 Sqns
Flt Lt WILF TUNSTALL DFC - Rear Gunner / 158 Sqn
Flt Sgt ERIC VARNEY - MU Air Gunner / 207 Sqn
F/O FRANK WHEELER - Rear Gunner / 466 Sqn
W/O ANDREZJ WESOLOWSKI - WOP/AG / 304 Sqn
W/O TONY WINSER - Rear Gunner / 626 Sqn
F/O RAYMOND WORRALL - Flt Eng / 44 Sqn.
125 Bomber Command Edition
20 x 14 inches overall including borders.
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