THE BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA

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500 Five Signature Limited Edition Signed by five Dauntless pilots $320.00
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50 Five Signature Artist Proof Signed by five Dauntless pilots $495.00
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350 Ten Signature Limited Edition Signed by ten Dauntless pilots $495.00
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15 Remarques Signed by five Dauntless pilots -
10 Double Remarques Signed by ten Dauntless pilots -

Description

Commemorating the Battle of the Coral Sea Robert Taylor has chosen to portray the sinking of the Shoho in this dramatic painting. When Commander Weldon Hamilton, leading one of the Lexington’s Dauntless squadrons, spotted the Shoho at 1040 on the morning of May 4th 1942, the Japanese carrier’s fate was sealed. Within minutes she was hit by the full force of the Lexington’s dive bombers and torpedo aircraft, aided by the Yorktown’s attack group. Smothered by a dozen bomb and seven torpedo hits, she was sunk within thirty minutes of the first sighting.

THE FIVE SIGNATURE EDITIONS

Each print is individually signed by the artist and SBD Dauntless pilots.

Commander HAROLD L. BUELL
Captain BEN PRESTON
Commander JOE RILEY
Captain ARTHUR J. SCHULTZ
Captain ‘Link’ LAWRENCE G. TRAYNOR

THE TEN SIGNATURE EDITIONS

These 10 signature prints have been additionally signed by the following US Navy SBD Dautless pilots:

Lieutenant Commander DICK BEST
Captain BILL CHRISTIE
Captain ROBERT ELDER
Commander HARRY A FREDRICKSON
Captain STANLEY “SWEDE” VEJTASA

Additional information

Artist

Robert Taylor

Media

Lithograph

Overall Print Size

33 x 24 inches

Release Date

1996

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