This peaceful scene at East Kirkby in the winter of 1944 gives a very real feel for the vitally important work undertaken by ground crew in all weathers. At this stage of the war, to help identification at a distance, the tail fins of RAF 57 Squadron Lancaster's wore a black vertical bar on a red background. The squadron flew on 348 raids, with 108 Lancasters lost in action plus 31 accidents. The edition is signed by the artist along with the following distinguished aircrew veterans who flew with 57 Squadron; Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael Beetham, GCB CBE DFC AFC DL Flight Lieutenant Phil Ainley DFC Flight Lieutenant Stephen “Steve” Stevens DFC, AE Flight Lieutenant Ronald W. Meeking Edition Size: Overall print size 17″ x 27″ / 46 cms x 69cms

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