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Bitter Engagement by Robert Taylor

Bitter Engagement by Robert Taylor
Bitter Engagement by Robert Taylor
Bitter Engagement by Robert Taylor
Bitter Engagement by Robert Taylor
Bitter Engagement by Robert Taylor
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Just after midday on 27 September 1940 one of the bitterest engagements of the Battle of Britain took place in the skies over Kent when the Spitfires of 19 Squadron took on the Bf109s of JG54. In the ...  >Read More
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Includes a copy of the acclaimed book Memories of The Few containing a signed bookplate.
Hand signed and numbered by the artist

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  • Includes Certificate of Authenticity
  • 26 Signatures!
  • Matted size: 26" x 22"
  • Just after midday on 27 September 1940 one of the bitterest engagements of the Battle of Britain took place in the skies over Kent when the Spitfires of 19 Squadron took on the Bf109s of JG54. In the huge dogfight that ensued, 19 Squadron claimed 8 enemy aircraft destroyed.

    Signatures:

  • Flt Lt LEN DAVIES - Hurricanes / 151 Sqn
  • A/Cdre JOHN ELLACOMBE CB DFC* - Hurricanes / 151 San
  • Sqn Ldr TONY IVESON - Spitfires / 616 Sqn
  • Flt Lt PETER HAIRS - Hurricanes / 501 Sqn
  • Flt Lt ROBIN LUCAS - Defiants / 141 Sqn
  • Sgt HUBERT LUIZ FLOWER - Defiants / 248 Sqn
  • Flt Lt RICHARD JONES - Spitfires / 64 Sqn
  • Wg Cdr ‘TIM’ ELKINGTON - Hurricanes / 1 Sqn
  • Wg Cdr TERENCE KANE - Spitfires / 234 Sqn
  • Wg Cdr TREVOR GRAY - Spitfires / 64 Sqn
  • Gp Capt BYRON DUCKENFIELD AFC - Hurricanes / 501 Sqn
  • Flt Lt ‘JIMMY’ CORBIN DFC - Spitfires / 66 & 610 Sqn
  • Sqn Ldr ‘BOB’ FOSTER DFC - Hurricanes / 605 Sqn (6 & 1 shared victories)
  • Sqn Ldr GEOFFREY WELLUM - Spitfires / 92 Sqn
  • Gp Capt BILLY DRAKE DSO DFC* - Hurricanes / 213 Sqn (18 & 2 shared victories)
  • Flt Lt TERRY CLARK DFM AE - Defiants / 19 Sqn
  • Fg Off KEN WILKINSON - Spitfires / 611, 616 & 19 Sqn
  • Wg Cdr TONY PICKERING AFC - Hurricanes / 501 Sqn
  • Wg Cdr TOM NEIL DFC* AFC - Hurricanes / 249 Sqn (12 & 4 shared victories)
  • Sqn Ldr DOUG NICHOLLS DFC - Hurricanes / 85, 242 & 151 Sqn
  • A/Cdre PETER BROTHERS DFC* CBE - Hurricanes / 32 & 257 Sqn (16 victories)
  • Wg Cdr GEORGE UNWIN DSO DFM* - Spitfires / 19 Sqn (13 & 2 shared victories)
  • Gp Capt DESMOND SHEEN DFC* - Spitfires / 72 Sqn (4 & 1 shared victories)
  • Wg Cdr ROLAND BEAMONT DSO* DFC* CBE - Hurricanes / 87 Sqn ( 6 & 1 shared victories)
  • Gp Capt DENYS GILLAM DSO** DFC* AFC - Spitfires / 616 Sqn (7 & 1 shared victories)

    THE BOOK PLATE: The book "Memories of the Few" is signed by the author and includes a specially issued bookplate which is personally signed by:

  • Wg Cdr WILLIAM GREGORY DSO DFC* AFC DFM. - Radar Operator to Ace Bob Braham on Defiants, Beaufighters and Mosquitos, sharing in 29 victories together.

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