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2022-05-16T15:29:17+00:00 ·
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Dambusters by Mark Postlethwaite
As today, 16 May 2022, marks the 79th Anniversary of the Dambuster Raid, Mark Postlethwaite has unveiled his latest Dambuster painting, commissioned by zerowestwatches.
It depicts ED825 flown by Joe McCarthy heading home via the breached Möhne Dam after their own attack on the Sorpe. ‘Johnny’ Johnson who was in the nose of ED825 described in great detail to the artist how they flew over this ‘inland sea’ when they were digging up ED825 in France back in 2007. S...
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2020-04-08T12:11:00+00:00 ·
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Hopgood's Final Act by Darryl Legg
Flt. Lt Hopgood knew there was only one way to save any of his crew and, ordering them to abandon the aircraft, powered the struggling Lancaster into a steep starboard climbing turn to gain altitude.
The aircraft had already been damaged by flak and the run at target was done with the consent of his crew. Their bomb missed the target and upon exploding destroyed the already crippled Lancaster. Two members of Hopgood's crew survived however and were taken POW. ...
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2019-12-15T00:52:02+00:00 · · Edited
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Mission Completed by Simon Smith
Published as a Limited Edition Lithographic Print
#AviationArt #WW2 #RAF #bomber #aircrew #lancaster