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B-25 Mitchell Aviation Art Prints by Anthony Saunders and David Pentland. - DavidPentland.com

DHM1965. Battle of the Brenner by Anthony Saunders. <p> The last remaining units of the fascist Italian Air Force attempt to engage B25s from the 340th Bomb Group who have successfully destroyed a vital enemy rail bridge in the strategic Brenner Pass, northern Italy, 10 April 1945.  The enemy Me109s are completely routed by escorting P51 Mustangs of the 325th Fighter Group who are quickly on the scene.  There was only one way the Germans were going to re-supply their beleaguered army in Italy against the relentless assault of the Allies pushing northwards - and that was through the Brenner Pass in the Alps. The Allies knew that if they could destroy this strategic labyrinth of heavily defended road and rail bridges, the enemy would either be forced to surrender, or perish.  And the task of destroying these bridges fell to men of the US Twelfth and Fifteenth Air Forces who must fly their heavily-laden bombers dangerously close to the rugged Alpine peaks, and endure a pounding from the anti-aircraft guns lining the narrow pass below.  Not to mention any roving enemy fighters, or the turbulent weather over the mountains. <b><p>Signed by <a href=signature.php?Signature=2098>Second Lieutenant Gene Koscinski</a><p>Signed limited edition of 425 prints.  <p> Image size 21.5 inches x 14 inches (54cm x 36cm)
DHM1183. Doolittle Raider, Tokyo, April 18th 1942 by David Pentland. <p> Aircraft number 2247, flown by Lt McElroy, attacks the Yokosuka Yard near Tokyo. He was one of the 18 B25 Mitchell bombers which took part in the famous retaliatory raid on Japan. <b><p> Limited edition of 1150 prints.  <p>Image size 25 inches x16.5 inches (64cm x 42cm)

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B-25 Mitchell Aviation Art Prints by Anthony Saunders and David Pentland.

PCK2225. B-25 Mitchell Aviation Art Prints by Anthony Saunders and David Pentland.

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DHM1965. Battle of the Brenner by Anthony Saunders.

The last remaining units of the fascist Italian Air Force attempt to engage B25s from the 340th Bomb Group who have successfully destroyed a vital enemy rail bridge in the strategic Brenner Pass, northern Italy, 10 April 1945. The enemy Me109s are completely routed by escorting P51 Mustangs of the 325th Fighter Group who are quickly on the scene. There was only one way the Germans were going to re-supply their beleaguered army in Italy against the relentless assault of the Allies pushing northwards - and that was through the Brenner Pass in the Alps. The Allies knew that if they could destroy this strategic labyrinth of heavily defended road and rail bridges, the enemy would either be forced to surrender, or perish. And the task of destroying these bridges fell to men of the US Twelfth and Fifteenth Air Forces who must fly their heavily-laden bombers dangerously close to the rugged Alpine peaks, and endure a pounding from the anti-aircraft guns lining the narrow pass below. Not to mention any roving enemy fighters, or the turbulent weather over the mountains.

Signed by Second Lieutenant Gene Koscinski

Signed limited edition of 425 prints.

Image size 21.5 inches x 14 inches (54cm x 36cm)


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DHM1183. Doolittle Raider, Tokyo, April 18th 1942 by David Pentland.

Aircraft number 2247, flown by Lt McElroy, attacks the Yokosuka Yard near Tokyo. He was one of the 18 B25 Mitchell bombers which took part in the famous retaliatory raid on Japan.

Limited edition of 1150 prints.

Image size 25 inches x16.5 inches (64cm x 42cm)


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Second Lieutenant Gene KoscinskiJoining up in 1943, Gene Koscinski graduated as a bomber pilot and soon found himself in the thick of the action with the 780th BS, 465th Bomb Group based at Pantanella in southern Italy, flying his first combat mission in November 1944. Tasked with the destruction of enemy facilities throughout Italy, southern Europe and the Balkans, the 465th were crossing the treacherous Alps on a daily basis. And flying heavily laden bombers over mountains in winter, often under fire, was a tough call. During his tour Gene survived two crashes and lived to tell the tale. Transferring to the USAF, he retired from the service in 1956.

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