On February 9th, 1944, just south of the French Mediterranean port of Nice, U.S. pilots of the 52nd FG 12th Air Force are attacked by Luftwaffe Focke-Wulf 190s while bombing a German convoy, F/O Robert A “Bob” Hoover, flying a Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vc is hit by “one heck of a deflection shot” from a FW 190 A8 flown by Ace Lt. Siegfried Lemke of JG 2, and is forced to bail out of his aircraft.
Each print has been personally signed by the Artist as well as both of the pilots involved in this outstanding piece:
First Lieutenant ROBERT “BOB” HOOVER National Aviation Hall of Fame
Hauptmann SIEGFRIED “WUMM” LEMKE Knights Cross – 96 victories
This powerful print is personally signed by two legendary pilots making it a highly desirable collector’s piece.