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The Magnificent Fight by John D Shaw. (B)- Aviation Prints UK
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The Magnificent Fight by John D Shaw. (B)


The Magnificent Fight by John D Shaw. (B)

The valor shown by those who defended Wake Island against impossible odds from the day of the first Japanese attack on December 8th 1941 through December 23rd 1941, has never been surpassed. Though generally known as the battle which brought the US Marine Corps worldwide admiration in World War Two, men of the US Navy, Army and certain civilians also fought with distinction. Though suffering great hardship as Prisoners of War, the spirit of this group was never broken, and remains steadfast to this day amongst those who live to tell first hand the story of a truly Magnificent Fight.
AMAZING VALUE! - The value of the signatures on this item is in excess of the price of the print itself!
Item Code : DHM2637BThe Magnificent Fight by John D Shaw. (B) - This Edition
TYPEEDITION DETAILSSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSYOUR PRICEPURCHASING
PRINT Special limited edition of 425 prints.


Great value : Value of signatures exceeds price of item!
Paper size 36 inches x 22 inches (91cm x 56cm) Arthur, Robert O
Kinney, John F
Kliewer, David D
Barnes, Earl H
Benjamin, Armand E
Borne, Edwin J
Bowsher, Walter A
Buckie, William B
Connor, Dennis C
Cox, James H
Dale, John R
Davis, Jack E
Elliott, Norman D
Fleener, Gene A
Fritzshall, Norman N
Gilbert, Richard C
Gross, Franklin D
Holewinski, Ralph J
Hubley, George G
Johnson, John S
Kelnhofer, Guy J
Kennedy, Walter T
King, James O
Laporte, Ewing E
Manning, William H
Melton, Kenneth L
Plate, William O
Quinn, Fenton R
Sandvold, Julian K
Schneider, Leroy N
Silverlieb, Irving B
Sloman, Wiley W
Smith, Cassius E
Taylor, William L
Tripp, Glenn E
Wheeler, Mackie L
+ Artist : John D Shaw


Signature(s) value alone : £375
£195.00

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Other editions of this item : The Magnificent Fight by John D Shaw.DHM2637
TYPEEDITION DETAILSSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSYOUR PRICEPURCHASING
PRINTSigned limited edition of 425 prints. Paper size 36 inches x 22 inches (91cm x 56cm) Arthur, Robert O
Kinney, John F
Kliewer, David D
+ Artist : John D Shaw


Signature(s) value alone : £40
£150.00VIEW EDITION...
General descriptions of types of editions :

Signatures on this item
*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.
NameInfo
Armand E Benjamin
*Signature Value : £10

H and S Batteries
Cassius E Smith
*Signature Value : £10

Seaman 1st Class
David D Kliewer (deceased)
*Signature Value : £15

F4F Pilot, VMF-211. David was born March 14th, 1917, on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Birney, Montana, to Peter and Katherine Kliewer, who were Mennonite missionaries. David was the fifth of six children. His family moved to Bluffton, Ohio, where he graduated from high school in 1935. He then attended Wheaton College, where he graduated in 1939 with a degree in physics. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in order to learn how to fly and to support his close brother Paul's medical education. As a Marine fighter pilot, he was stationed on Wake Island in the Pacific, where he was captured by the Japanese two weeks after the Pearl Harbor attack. He then spent four years as a POW in Japan. He was awarded the Silver Star for his service. His war experience had a great impact on him leading to a strong belief in peace, nonviolence and service to others. After applying to Harvard Medical School from POW camp, he was accepted for his medical training. He graduated in 1951 cum laude and finished his internship, residency and chief residency at New York Hospital of Cornell University in 1956. While there, he met and married Jean Dulin, a nurse at New York Hospital. They were married in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 1952. David Kliewer passed away on 21st March 2007.
Dennis C Connor
*Signature Value : £10

Communications, Wilkes Is.
Earl H Barnes
*Signature Value : £10

Headquarters / Service Battery
Edwin J Borne
*Signature Value : £10

G Battery
Ewing E Laporte
*Signature Value : £10

H Battery
Fenton R Quinn
*Signature Value : £10

E Battery
Franklin D Gross
*Signature Value : £10

Gene A Fleener
*Signature Value : £10

Battery
George G Hubley
*Signature Value : £10

HQ and H Batteries
Glenn E Tripp
*Signature Value : £10

Yeoman 3rd Class
Guy J Kelnhofer
*Signature Value : £10

D and E Batteries
Irving B Silverlieb
*Signature Value : £10

I Battery
Jack E Davis
*Signature Value : £10

G Battery
James H Cox
*Signature Value : £15

Fireman 1st Class
James O King
*Signature Value : £10

Headquarters / Communications
John F Kinney
*Signature Value : £10

F4F Pilot, VMF-211
John R Dale
*Signature Value : £10

L Battery
John S Johnson
*Signature Value : £10

H Battery
Julian K Sandvold
*Signature Value : £10

Seaman 2nd Class
Kenneth L Melton
*Signature Value : £10

G Battery
Leroy N Schneider
*Signature Value : £10

D Battery
Mackie L Wheeler
*Signature Value : £10

B Battery
Norman D Elliott
*Signature Value : £10

H Battery
Norman N Fritzshall
*Signature Value : £10

H Battery
Ralph J Holewinski
*Signature Value : £10

I Battery
Richard C Gilbert
*Signature Value : £10

A Battery
Robert O Arthur
*Signature Value : £15

F4F Pilot, VMF-211
Walter A Bowsher
*Signature Value : £10

D Battery
Walter T Kennedy
*Signature Value : £10

VMF-211 Aviation Detachment
Wiley W Sloman
*Signature Value : £10

L Battery
William B Buckie
*Signature Value : £10

B Battery
William H Manning
*Signature Value : £10

Seaman 1st Class
William L Taylor
*Signature Value : £10

Civilian Contractor
William O Plate
*Signature Value : £10

Machinist Mate 1st Class
The Aircraft :
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WildcatF4F

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