Days of Thunder
Limited Edition $150
signed by Artist and Robert "Shorty" Rankin.
Artist Proof $185 with 3 Signatures
Colonel
WALKER ‘BUD’ MAHURIN
Colonel
STEVE ‘THE GREEK’ PISSANOS
Brigadier General
LES C. SMITH.
Call 800-731-0060
Size 24 x 16

Duxford became home to the 78th Fighter Group when they arrived in England with their P-47B Thunderbolts in 1943. The objective of the American fighter units was to gain air superiority over the Luftwaffe in support of their daylight bombing campaign. By 1944 they achieved their objective. 

Richard Taylor commemorates the valiant contribution of the 78th Fighter Group with a fine new rendition showing P-47D Thunderbolts departing Duxford en route for the north coast of France, and a low-level strafing mission. It is the spring of 1944, and with the Normandy invasion just days away, the Thunderbolts are already painted with invasion markings. A striking and emotive painting from a rare emerging talent.

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