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BOMB AWAY!

BOMB AWAY!
by Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor’s powerful Master Drawing is a magnificent portrayal of Mick Martin’s successful attack on the Möhne Dam and is issued to commemorate the men of 617 Squadron who took part in Operation Chastise

Each print in every edition is personally signed by SIX distinguished veterans who were part of Operation Chastise on the night of 16/17 May 1943:

Sergeant RAY GRAYSTON RAF
Squadron Leader GEORGE JOHNSON DFM RAF
Corporal KEN LUCAS RAF
Flight Sergeant GRANT McDONALD RCAF
Squadron Leader LES MUNRO DSO DFC RNZAF
Sergeant FRED SUTHERLAND RCAF

Overall print size: 23½” wide x 18¾” high

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BOMB AWAY!
by Robert Taylor

Holding his Lancaster AJ-P steady at 60ft above the waters of the Möhne Dam, ‘Mick’ Martin releases the cylindrical, bouncing bomb to send it spinning towards the dam wall. In a few moments a huge explosion will erupt up in to the night sky as the hydrostatic bomb detonates against the mighty granite walls. On the night of 16/17 May 1943 nineteen specially modified Lancasters of 617 Squadron departed from RAF Scampton on one of the most secret and daring bombing operations undertaken during World War II to destroy the huge hydro-electric dams in the Ruhr valley. Codenamed Operation Chastise, it was to become one of the most dangerous precision bombing raids ever undertaken,

Overall print size: 23½” wide x 18¾” high

Robert Taylor’s powerful Bomb Away! drawing is a magnificent portrayal of Mick Martin’s successful attack on the Möhne Dam and is issued to commemorate the men of 617 Squadron who took part in Operation Chastise

Each print in every edition is personally signed by SIX distinguished veterans who were part of Operation Chastise on the night of 16/17 May 1943:

Sergeant RAY GRAYSTON RAF
Squadron Leader GEORGE JOHNSON DFM RAF
Corporal KEN LUCAS RAF
Flight Sergeant GRANT McDONALD RCAF
Squadron Leader LES MUNRO DSO DFC RNZAF
Sergeant FRED SUTHERLAND RCAF

Additional Information

Artist

Robert Taylor

Media

Prints

Subject

Lancaster

Theme

Dambusters, RAF Bomber Command, WW2

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