Limited Edition Paper - If bought
$260 for both this print and Break Out.
|Size 26-1/2 x 19-1/2|
|Military Aviation Art
the morning of March 11th 1943, Fw190s from IV./JG5 fly escort to the
mighty battleship Tirpitz
and a screening fleet of destroyers and torpedo boats as they begin a
voyage north to Bogen Bay during Operation Rostock.
Designed to evade the increasingly frequent British bombing raids, the Tirpitz
joined an impressive German naval battle fleet gathering near Narvik. In
this fleet, it posed a grave threat to Arctic convoys before its
destruction on November 12th, 1944. This print has been signed by
one of the few survivors rescued from the upturned hull of this battleship
along with one of the last pilots to fly over the sinking vessel.
Each print has been
personally signed by the artist in addition to the following Tirpitz
veteran and JG5 pilot:
Leutnant Zur See WILLI