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Those Clouds Won't Help You Now by William S. Phillips

Those Clouds Won't Help You Now by William S. Phillips (F4U Corsair)
Hand signed and numbered by William S. Phillips

  • From a sold out 1983 publication

  • Overall size: 27.5" x 22.5"
  • Image size: 24.5" x 18.5"


  • Action over Rabaul, December 1943: Major Marion E. Carl, commander of Marine Fighter Squadron VMF-223, flying escort for Marine B-25 bombers. A Japanese "Tony" jumps the bombers, and Carl closes in. The Japanese plane is hit on Carl's first pass, hence the name of the painting: "Those Clouds Won't Help You Now." For Major Carl, later General Carl, it was his seventeenth victory.

    Signatures:

  • Marion E. Carl, Marine Ace
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