Robert Taylor’s gripping painting conveys the awesome task faced by the Australian, British, Canadian, and New Zealand aircrews, as Beaufighters of No 455 Squadron RAAF from the Dallachy Strike Wing skim the rugged rock face, exiting the target after a successful rocket attack on shipping deep in a Norwegian fjord.
THE RAF AIRCREW EDITION & ARTIST PROOFS
Every print in this new commemorative edition has been signed in pencil by THREE distinguished Beaufighter pilots who flew combat in the Strike Wings. Each print is also signed by artist Robert Taylor, and individually hand-numbered.
Flying Officer HAROLD CORBIN CGM
Warrant Officer LES DOUGHTY DFM
Flight Lieutenant HERBERT “BERT” GRAHAM
THE VICTORY IN EUROPE EDITION
Every print in this new commemorative edition has been signed in pencil by an additional four distinguished Beaufighter pilots. A total of SEVEN signatures in this edition.
Flying Officer MAURICE WEBB DFM
Flight Lieutenant RAY HARRINGTON
Flight Lieutenant DES CURTIS DFC
Warrant Officer BILL PARFITT
THE RAAF EDITION
Every print in this edition has been individually signed in pencil by NINE distinguished RAAF pilots and navigators who flew Beaufighters with 455 Squadron RAAF.
Flying Officer JOHN C. AYLIFFE DFC
Flying Officer IVOR M. GORDON DFC
Group Captain DR. PETER L.T.ILBERY OAM RFD MD
Flight Lieutenant JACK MACDONALD EM
Flying Officer DONALD A. MITCHELL
Flying Officer IAN A.F. MURRAY
Group Captain ERNEST F. “BLUE” BERNAU
Lieutenant Commander WILLIAM G. HERBERT
Group Captain WILLIAM F.A. WALDOCK