A Lancaster from 61 Sqn, heavily damaged by German night-fighter attacks, heads to Dusseldorf during a bombing mission on the night of 3 November 1943. Although badly wounded, pilot Bill Reid and his crew pressed on to bomb their target before returning home. For his courage and devotion to duty Reid was awarded the Victoria Cross.
Overall size: 14½" x 19¾"
Available in the following editions
Signed by Lancaster Flight engineer W.O. Harold Kirby
Framed with the signatures of Bill Reid V.C. and Norman Jackson V.C.
A limited edition print, fully conservation framed to include the signatures of two of Bomber Command's most famous airmen - Norman Jackson and Bill Reid, both recipients of the Victoria Cross, Britains highest military award.
A miniature V.C. is also included in the mount.
W.O. Harold Kirby
Flight Engineer on Lancasters with 467 & 97 Squadrons on missions over Europe including the Bergen U-boat pens, Dresden and the Dortmund-Ems Canal. He finished the war having completed a total of 44 Operations.
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