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Moonlit Lancaster by Gerald Coulson. (B)- Aviation Art Prints .com
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Moonlit Lancaster by Gerald Coulson. (B)


Moonlit Lancaster by Gerald Coulson. (B)

Item Code : DHM6089BMoonlit Lancaster by Gerald Coulson. (B) - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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PRINTCrew Signed edition of 50 prints.

Image size 11 inches x 8.5 inches (28cm x 21cm) Harrison, John
Copus, James

Signature(s) value alone : £40
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Other editions of this item : Moonlit Lancaster by Gerald Coulson.DHM6089
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PRINTOpen edition, 30 prints. Image size 11 inches x 8.5 inches (28cm x 21cm)none£10 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!Now : £30.00VIEW EDITION...
PRINTCrew Signature edition of 75 prints.
Great value : Value of signatures exceeds price of item!
Image size 11 inches x 8.5 inches (28cm x 21cm) Goodman, L S Benny
Rodley, Ernest
Kirby, Harold
+ Artist : Gerald Coulson


Signature(s) value alone : £120
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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.
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Warrant Officer James Copus
*Signature Value : £15

Joined the RAF in 1940 on Lancasters with 97 Sqn Pathfinders. He baled out on a bombing raid over Hanover and was captured and taken PoW and interned at Stalag Luft I.


Warrant Officer John Harrison
*Signature Value : £25

While flying with 106 Squadron on Lancasters, John's plane was shot down on 19th February 1944 while on a raid to Leipzig. After capture he was interned in Stalag Luft VI.
The Aircraft :
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LancasterThe Avro Lancaster arose from the avro Manchester and the first prototype Lancaster was a converted Manchester with four engines. The Lancaster was first flown in January 1941, and started operations in March 1942. By March 1945 The Royal Air Force had 56 squadrons of Lancasters with the first squadron equipped being No.44 Squadron. During World War Two the Avro Lancaster flew 156,000 sorties and dropped 618,378 tonnes of bombs between 1942 and 1945. Lancaster Bomberss took part in the devastating round-the-clock raids on Hamburg during Air Marshall Harris' "Operation Gomorrah" in July 1943. Just 35 Lancasters completed more than 100 successful operations each, and 3,249 were lost in action. The most successful survivor completed 139 operations, and the Lancaster was scrapped after the war in 1947. A few Lancasters were converted into tankers and the two tanker aircraft were joined by another converted Lancaster and were used in the Berlin Airlift, achieving 757 tanker sorties. A famous Lancaster bombing raid was the 1943 mission, codenamed Operation Chastise, to destroy the dams of the Ruhr Valley. The operation was carried out by 617 Squadron in modified Mk IIIs carrying special drum shaped bouncing bombs designed by Barnes Wallis. Also famous was a series of Lancaster attacks using Tallboy bombs against the German battleship Tirpitz, which first disabled and later sank the ship. The Lancaster bomber was the basis of the new Avro Lincoln bomber, initially known as the Lancaster IV and Lancaster V. (Becoming Lincoln B1 and B2 respectively.) Their Lancastrian airliner was also based on the Lancaster but was not very successful. Other developments were the Avro York and the successful Shackleton which continued in airborne early warning service up to 1992.

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