Simon Atack’s dramatic new painting depicts an outbound seek-and destroy mission flown by a ten-ship Huey formation of the 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Division. With Rotors beating through the moist air the Regiment swoop low over the monastry at An Khe during the monsoon season, almost immediately after the unit first arrived in South Vietnam. No aircraft came to symbolize the war in Vietnam more than the Bell UH-1 Iroquois, better known to the men who flew, and fought from this aircraft - and to those who were to owe it their survival, by just one never to be forgotten name - the Huey. Ideally suited to the terrain of South Vietnam - formidable mountain peaks, dense jungle, almost every other acre of land under water, and the fact that large tracts of the countryside were controlled by the Vietcong and impassable, the Huey became one of the US Armys most effective weapons of the war. With the ability to carry eight fully equipped troops, the Huey was also ideal for use as Medevac flying ambulances, which were to create their own legend. By the end of the conflict the Hueys had notched up a staggering 34 million combat sorties flown! In July 1965 the 1st Air Cavalry, equipped with 500 Hueys arrived in South Vietnam to begin what became the longest tour of duty in American combat history. Under the command of the flamboyant Colonel John Stockton, the 1st Air Cavalry went on the immediate offensive, swiftly creating a devastating impact on the enemy, bringing them to battle wherever they could be found. All editions are signed by the artist. THE VETERANS EDITION Joining artist Simon Atack, each print is signed by a highly prominent Huey flight commander who flew over 200 combat missions with the 229th AHB in Vietnam. Captain RICHARD L. BUZEN THE MEDAL OF HONOR EDITION Each print in this edition is ADDITIONALLY individually autographed by one of the most prominent and highly decorated Vietnam Huey pilots: Chief Warrant Officer MICHAEL J. NOVOSEL (Medal Of Honor) 100 Veterans Editions - SOLD OUT 400 Limited Medal of Honor Editions - low stock 25 Artist Proof Medal of Honor Editions - SOLD OUT 31 inches x 23 inches (79cm x 58cm)

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