Originally published back in 1990 as part of an historic Trilogy of editions to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Southern England during the summer of 1940 - Me109s peel off to attack Spitfires which have in turn dived out of the sun upon a large formation of He111 bombers. Aldertag – Eagle Day – Hitler’s code name for the start of the Luftwaffe’s great and decisive aerial offensive intended to bring the RAF to its knees. This momentous day, 13th August 1940, saw twelve hours of almost continuous battle as the Luftwaffe staged their most concentrated attacks. This edition is signed by the artist along with four of the Luftwaffe's distinguished Battle of Britain fighter Aces: Generalleutnant Adolf Galland KC with Oak Leaves Swords and Diamonds Generalleutnant Günther Rall KC with Oak Leaves and Swords Generalmajor Dietrich Hrabak KC WITH OAK LEAVES Generalleutnant Walter Krupinski KC with Oak Leaves Published: 1990 Edition: 1250 Overall Print Size: 36 x 26 inches

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