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617Sqdn Dam Raid, "P" for Popsy

Woodie

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Artist's Description

Wing Commander Guy Gibson, CO of 617 sqdn, returns after he dropped his bouncing bomb to distract the flak from P for Popsy during its run.
“P” for Popsy was flown by F/L “Mick” Martin on this raid, of which 5 were Australians. May 1943.
This was painted in 1982 when there was not much info and photos for ref.
This idea from a Robert Taylor print about 2″ × 3″ big.
Dec 2009, Richard Todd, who played Gibson in the film, Dambusters, died.
NEW image thanks to Richard Veal uprating the resolution and sharpness
Acrylic on canvas board 16" x20"
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