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Night of Heroes - The Dambusters by Philip West. (D)


Night of Heroes - The Dambusters by Philip West. (D)

17th May 1943. Lancasters from 617 Squadron deliver a surprise attack on the Ruhr dams with specially designed, unique bouncing bombs invented by Barnes Wallis. Wing Commander Guy Gibson is shown drawing defensive fire away from Flt Lt Maltbys aircraft as it passes over the Mohne, just as his mine explodes and breaches the dam.
Item Code : DHM2642DNight of Heroes - The Dambusters by Philip West. (D) - This Edition
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PRINT Small signed limited edition of 750 prints.

Paper size 19 inches x 13 inches (48cm x 33cm) Johnson, George L
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PRINT Signed limited edition of 125 prints. Paper size 28 inches x 19 inches (71cm x 48cm) Johnson, George L
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Limited edition of 50 artist proofs. Paper size 28 inches x 19 inches (71cm x 48cm) Johnson, George L
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Small limited edition of 75 artist proofs. Paper size 19 inches x 13 inches (48cm x 33cm) Johnson, George L
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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.

Aviation History Timeline : 20th April
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
20April1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, F/O B. Howe of 25 Squadron, was Killed.
20April1941Former Canadian Battle of Britain pilot, P/O N. D. Edmond of 615 Squadron, was Killed.
20April1941Former New Zealand Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt F. G. Hindrup of 600 Squadron, was Killed.
20April1941Marmaduke Pattle, a WW2 Ace with 34.00 victories, died on this day
20April1943Knight's Cross recipient Wolfgang Tonne of 3./Jagdgeschwader 53 died on this day
20April1943Wolfgang Tonne, a WW2 Ace with 122.00 victories, died on this day
20April1944Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel Günther Schmitz of 10./Transportgeschwader 2 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1944Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. E. H. C. Kee of 253 Squadron, was Killed.
20April1944Hauptmann Heinz Hinkes of IV./Transportgeschwader 4 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1944Leutnant Eberhard Schäfer of III./Kampfgeschwader 4 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1944Leutnant Hans-Joachim Valet of 3./Transportgeschwader 2 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1944Major Josef Grons of I./Transportgeschwader 2 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945 Pierre Clostermann of No.3 Sqn RAF shot down a Fw190
20April1945 Pierre Clostermann of No.3 Sqn RAF shot down a Fw190
20April1945Leutnant Alfred Groß of 5./Jagdgeschwader 26 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945Leutnant Heinz Ewald of 5./Jagdgeschwader 52 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945Major Ernst Hetzel of Kampfgeschwader 100 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945Major Karl-Heinz Langer of III./Jagdgeschwader 3 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945Oberfeldwebel Walter Loos of Stab/Jagdgeschwader 300 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945Oberfeldwebel Willi Reschke of Stab/Jagdgeschwader 301 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April1945Oberleutnant Hans Dortenmann of 3./Jagdgeschwader 26 was awarded the Knight's Cross
20April2009Colonel Bruce Porter USMC, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
20April2009Robert Porter, a WW2 Ace with 7.00 victories, died on this day

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