Men of the Century
By 4:00 on the morning of October 8th., 1943, the departments of Group Photo, Armament, Signals, Ordnance, Navigation, Transportation, Weather, and Flying Control had been notified of the impending mission. This was ‘Our Babe’, depicted crossing the field at about fifteen hundred feet in Robert Bailey’s painting “Men of 7he Century”. With her is a no-name B-17. As men stand anxiously on the Thorpe Abbotts control tower, ‘Holy Terror,’ (right), Queen Bee and Marie Helena taxi past. ‘Marie Helena’ was to collide with an FW-1 90 on this mission.
Limited edition print with 4 signatures