Dambusters 617 Squadron RAF Print Signed x17 inc. Bomber Harris
An incredible rare find. An original print by Keith Broomfield of "G" for George, Guy Gibson's legendary Lancaster of 617 Dambusters’ Squadron.
The print was signed by the last 16 surviving squadron members (now all deceased) as well as the Marshal of the Royal Air Force during WWII – Sir Arthur Travers "Bomber" Harris, and the artist.
A colour 20 x 14 Limited Edition print of an Avro Lancaster aircraft of 617 Squadron (ED932 AJ-G, being the bomber piloted by Wing Commander Guy Gibson on the Dambusters Raid, 16th May 1943)
individually signed by sixteen members of 617 Squadron and their Commander-in-Chief, most of whom participated in Operation Chastise :-
All have signed with their names alone in various coloured inks to the white background. Also signed by Keith Broomfield of the RAF Museum.
The signature of Harris is faded, and a couple of the signatures are a little weak, but all legible.
Accompanied by the list of signers from the Battle of Britain Museum.
Size: 51cm x 33cm (unframed). Mounted on its original back board to protect it. Will be shipped without frame for security.
Sir Arthur T. Harris (Commander-in-Chief, Bomber Command 1942-1945)
George Chalmers DFC DFM(Wireless Operator with Lancaster ED886/G AJ-O)
Leonard Cheshire VC DFC DSO (Commanding Officer of 617 Squadron, November 1943 - July 1944)
Basil Feneron (Flight Engineer with Lancaster ED918/G AJ-F)
Bertie 'Toby' Foxlee DFC DFM (Front Gunner with Lancaster ED909/G AJ-P)
Raymond Grayston (Flight Engineer with Lancaster ED912/G AJ-N)
Dudley Heal DFM (Navigator with Lancaster ED918/G AJ-F)
Sydney Hobday DFC (Navigator with Lancaster ED912/G AJ-N)
Bill Howarth DFM (Front Gunner with Lancaster ED921/G AJ-W)
Edward Johnson DFC (Bomb Aimer with Lancaster ED912/G AJ-N) F/L EC Johnson bomb aim hit Mohne Dam - dam breached.
William Reid VC (Captured / POW in Stalag-III serving in 617 Sqn, July 1944. Victoria Cross -raid on Dusseldorf, 3rd November 1943)
Geoffrey Rice DFC (Pilot of Lancaster ED936/G AJ-H)
David Shannon DSO DFC (Pilot of Lancaster ED929/G AJ-L)
Len Sumpter DFC DFM (Bomb Aimer with Lancaster ED929/G AJ-L)
James Tait DSO DFC (Commanding Officer of 617 Squadron, July 1944 - January 1945)
Bill Townsend CGM DFM MA(Pilot of Lancaster ED886/G AJ-O)
Douglas Webb DFM (Front Gunner with Lancaster ED886/G AJ-O)
Comes with photo of Bomber Harris signing this print, with all the aircrew stood around his table
Complete with Battle Of Britain - Museum Appeal list of signers.
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