There is a brief moment of calm as B-17 “Skipper” of the 367th Squadron, 306th Bomb Group returns to base at Thurleigh in East Anglia after another grueling daytime mission over occupied Europe, January 1945.
This superb graphite edition acts as a lasting tribute to the brave aircrew of the USAAF who flew the mighty B-17 in combat during WWII.
Published in 2007 the print is personally autographed by four prominent veterans who flew Flying Fortresses in combat over Europe including KEMP MCLAUGHLIN who was the lead pilot on the second Schweinfurt mission and ROBERT SHOENS who took part in the first USAAF daylight bombing raid to Berlin:
General J. KEMP MACLAUGHLIN
Captain ROBERT SHOENS
Lieutenant Colonel ROBERT KLEYLA
Lieutenant Colonel RALPH NUTTER
This highly detailed pencil drawing is conservation matted and framed by our expert team to include museum quality reproduction USAAS Pilots wings, creating the prefect framed piece for B-17 enthusiasts.