FAMOUS FIGHTERS P-40N
by Mark Postlethwaite
A print from the Famous Fighters collection. Limited to just 1000 copies, each carrying the signature of the famous aviator whose personal markings appear on the aircraft depicted.
Signature: Col. Donald Lopez
Col. Donald Lopez – Silver Star, DFC with Cluster, Air Medal with two Clusters, Soldiers Medal, Chinese Breast Order of Yun Hui. Lopez served with the famous Flying Tigers under General Chenault in China. In his shark-mouth P-40 Warhawk, he flew more than 100 missions against advancing Japanese and destroyed several enemy aircraft. He and his comrades of the 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group, operated from crude airfields in Kwangsi province and it is the distinctive limestone peaks of this area that can be seen in the ‘Famous Fighters’ print and which give the river its murky yellow waters.
Print size 12″ by 17″.
Each print is hand signed by the artist, Mark Postlethwaite, and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.