Spitfires of 132 Squadron hurtle towards the Front to give ground support to the advancing Allied forces following the breakout from the Normandy beaches, June 1944. Below, American armor pushes forward, liberating yet another French village.
Each print in the Aces Edition has been individually signed in pencil by THREE highly decorated fighter pilots who flew combat missions on D-Day, 6 June 1944, and during the Battle for Normandy.
Air Commodore JOHN ELLACOMBE CB DFC* – Hurricanes, Battle of Britain & D-Day / 3 victories
Wing Commander TOM NEIL DFC* AFC – Hurricanes, Battle of Britain & D-Day / 14 victories
Wing Commander GEORGE UNWIN DSO DFM* – Spitfires, Battle of Britain & D-Day / 14 victories
THE D-DAY ANNIVERSARY EDITION & PUBLISHER PROOFS
Each print in this D-Day Anniversary edition has been signed by the following FIVE additional pilots who flew combat operations during D-Day, and the Battle for Normandy in 1944. A total of EIGHT signatures in this edition.
Flight Lieutenant Sir ARCHIE LAMB KBE CMG DFC
Flying Officer FRANK WHEELER DFC
Squadron Leader PAT CARDEN DFC AE
Commander MIKE CROSSLEY DSC* Royal Navy
Wing Commander JACK ROSE CMG MBE DFC