The Hard Way Home by Robert Taylor

The Hard Way Home by Robert Taylor

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Overall Print Size: 35¼" wide x 23¼"

The Battle of Britain had been won by the young fighter pilots of Fighter Command, but now it fell to another band of young men to wage total warfare against the Nazi war machine – the aircrew of RAF Bomber Command. A lone Halifax of 405 Sqn RCAF struggles home the hard way – damaged and alone. One of the aircraft’s engines is already out and another is smoking badly as the exhausted pilot and his crew fight to keep their unwieldy bomber airborne. Any marauding Luftwaffe fighters would have found them easy prey, but fortunately they have been spotted by a formation of Hurricanes from 253 Sqn on a routine patrol. For that final leg of their long journey this crew will at last have protection to see them safely back to base.


Each print in the FOUR signature Limited Edition is personally signed by artist Robert Taylor, and individually hand-numbered; together with TWO RAF aircrew who flew Halifaxes during WWII, and TWO Hurricane fighter pilots.

  •     Warrant Officer HARRY IRONS DFC – Rear Gunner / 158 Sqn
  •     Warrant Officer LAURIE GODFREY – WOP/Air Gunner / 408sqn
  •     Warrant Officer ERIC CARTER – Hurricane Pilot / 615 sqn
  •     Lieutenant STANISLAW NAWARSKI DFC KM – Hurricane Pilot / 302 sqn

US $320.00 UK £200.00

Edition Size - 400


The TWENTY ONE signature Collectors’ Edition has been additionally signed by the twelve RAF aircrew who flew Halifaxes with RAF Bomber Command, and four Hurricane fighter pilots who flew escort with RAF Fighter Command:

  •     Flying Officer TOM SAYER DFM – Halifax Pilot / 102 Sqn
  •     Squadron Leader FRANK WILLIAMSON AFC – Halifax Pilot / 102 Sqn
  •     Flight Lieutenant “BLUEY” MOTTERSHEAD DFC – Halifax Pilot / 158 Sqn
  •     Warrant Officer JOHN MORRISON – Rear Gunner / 35 Sqn
  •     Flying Officer FRANK WALKER – Rear Gunner / 466 Sqn
  •     Flying Officer LEN McNAMARA DFC – Rear Gunner / 158 Sqn
  •     Warrant Officer FRED MALTAS – Flight Engineer / 35 Sqn
  •     Warrant Officer REG CLEAVER – Flight Engineer / 419 Sqn RCAF
  •     Warrant Officer HARRY GOUGH – Rear Gunner / 10 Sqn
  •     Flying Officer JACK EASTER – WOP/Air Gunner / 148 Sqn
  •     Warrant Officer SAM THOMPSON – Mid Upper Gunner / 103 sqn
  •     Flight Lieutenant MATT HOLIDAY DFC – Mid Upper Gunner / 10 sqn
  •     Warrant Officer REX STATHAM – Flight Engineer / 158 Sqn
  •     Flight Lieutenant KURT TAUSSIG – Hurricane Pilot / 225 Sqn
  •     Wing Commander JOHN ‘TIM’ ELKINGTON – Hurricane Pilot / 134 Sqn
  •     Wing Commander TOM NEIL DFC AFC AE – Hurricane Pilot / 259 Sqn
  •     Pilot Officer STEFAN RYLL – Hurricane Pilot / 306 Sqn

US $495.00 UK £325.00

Edition Size - 250


In tribute to those brave veterans who flew with the RCAF during World War II, each print in this SEVEN signature edition is signed by two RCAF Hurricane pilots and five RCAF Halifax aircrew, together with the artist Robert Taylor.

  •     Wing Commander J.F.‘STOCKY’ EDWARDS DFC* DFM RCAF – Hurricane Pilot / 92 Sqn
  •     Lieutenant Colonel DOUGLAS ‘DUKE’ WARREN DFC CD RCAF – Hurricane Pilot / 165 Sqn
  •     Squadron Leader IAN HEWITT DFC* – Flight Engineer / 405 Sqn RCAF
  •     Warrant Officer REG CLEAVER – Flight Engineer / 419 Sqn RCAF
  •     Warrant Officer RICHARD CURNOCK – Rear Gunner / 425 Sqn RCAF
  •     Flying Officer EDWARD BOWLES – Bombardier / 429 Sqn RCAF
  •     Flight Lieutenant HENRY OAKEBY – Navigator / 432 Sqn RCAF  

US $520.00 UK £325.00

Edition Size - 25

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