RAF Battle Of Britain Nicolas Trudgian Aviation Sketchbook Remarque signed x36
Never In The Field Of Human Conflict was so much owed by so many , to so few".- Winston Churchill.
A stunning, large limited edition book, signed by 36 Battle Of Britain fighter ace pilots -The last of "The Few", and many WWII heroes. .
Many of the pilots who signed this print, were awarded the DFC (Distinguished Flying Cross).
Nick Trudgians Aviation Sketchbook Remarque Edition No.18 of 30 copies.
The Remarque is of Battle of Britain ace Tom Neilís Hawker Hurricane based at North Weald.
Tom then kindly signed the drawing and wrote: "One of several GN/Fs, my own aircraft."
Drawing also signed by Nick stating No:18/30 of Remarque Book Edition. Also signed by Nick stating first day of issue 12 July 2008 on following page.
Tony Iveson has signed his contribution on the forward page.
The page opposite the Remarque drawing is signed by 36 veterans including Battle of Britain, Dambusters/617 squadron, American Aces, Polish vets, Bomber Command, Desert Air Force.
The book has been kept out of light and is in excellent condition throughout, with lovely clear signatures.
Comes with original signing COA from Vector Fine Art prints.
Billy Drake B of B -DSO, DFC & Bar (20 December 1917 Ė 28 August 2011) British fighter pilot ace. (24 kills)
Keith Lawrence B of B,
Tom Neil B of B,
Leopald Heimes B of B - Blenheim Gunner (Pilot C47 in Bridge too Far)
George Johnny Johnson (Dambuster 617 Sqn). Last survivor
Walter Morrison Bomber Command,
Ken Wallis BC, ( flew 28 bomber missions over Germany). Autogyro pioneer.
Luke G Lewis (12 3SY) ?
Donald Strait - American fighter pilot,
Franciszek Kornicki - Polish fighter pilot,
Alden Rigby - American fighter pilot,
Terry Clark B of B,
Tony Pickering B of B,
John Ellacombe B of B,
Ken Wilkinson B of B,
Jon Langston 617 sqn,
John Bell 617 sqn,
Murray Valentine 617 sqn,
Benny Goodman 617 sqn,
John Bould ? (49 Squadron)
Jack Broomfield BC (158 squadron)
Jack Bye (1Sqn) ?
Tony Iveson B of B and 617 sqn.
Basil Stapleton B of B,
John Freeborn B of B,
Byron Duckenfield B of B,
Bob Doe B of B (Highest scoring RAF Ace in Battle Of Britain)
Richard Jones B of B,
Peter Ayerst Battle of France,
Peter Twiss test pilot,
Tim Elkington B of B,
James Kyle fighter pilot,
Jack Hodges fighter pilot DFC
J Cleaves 607 SQN ?
Twigs Trees Fighter pilot.
Comes with original Vectors Fine Art COA - Limited Edition no. 18/30
The book was released at Duxford Flying Legends 2008. Signed on same day at Vector Fine Arts, Aces High marquee and CCB Aviation marquee.
Further signatures were obtained at the Shoreham Aviation museum in Kent, UK.
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