CURRENT CATALOGUE
by Anthony Saunders

Current Catalog shows alphabetically, by artists, all prints currently available from the Military Gallery. Many are now low in inventory and a few close to selling out. Click on thumbnail image or title to see larger image and more information.

 

DECISIVE BLOW

Anthony Saunders’ superb painting depicts one of these raids, this time by bombers from KG77 as they head over the Medway Estuary, east of the City of London, in an attempt to attack the capital’s warehouses and docks. Among the many units defending the capital that day was 92 Squadron from Biggin Hill and Anthony portrays the Spitfire of Pilot Officer Geoffrey Wellum in his dramatic piece. With a deft flick of the rudder Wellum banks his fighter away to port seconds after sharing in the destruction of a Ju88. It was just one of more than 50 German aircraft destroyed by the RAF during the day.

DESTINATION TOKYO

Specially commissioned to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid in support of the James H. Doolittle Education Fund, Anthony’s inspirational painting portrays the dramatic moment that Lt Col Jimmy Doolittle lifts his B-25 off the pitching deck of the USS Hornet. Having timed his launch to perfection he climbs steeply away, ready to adjust his compass bearing for a direct line to Tokyo. On the sodden deck behind him the crews of the remaining 15 aircraft, whose engines are warmed, ready and turning, will quickly follow their commanding officer into the murky sky.
 

 

EISMEER PATROL - THE KRIEGSMARINE PORTFOLIO

On the morning of March 11th 1943, Fw190s from IV./JG5 fly escort to the mighty battleship Tirpitz and a screening fleet of destroyers and torpedo boats as they begin a voyage north to Bogen Bay during Operation Rostock.

 

 

FEAR NOTHING - THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN PORTFOLIO

The Battle of Britain is at its height but the threat of invasion is still a deadly reality. As the country waited, grim and expectant, for Hiltler’s Operation Sealion to be put into action, Blenheims from 105 Squadron make another strike against German troop barges assembling in the northern French port of Boulogne. Overhead, escorting Hurricanes of 501 Squadron engage in a savage tussle with Me109s of JG3

FINAL BRIEFING - THE DAMBUSTERS 70th ANNIVERSARY PORTFOLIO

RAF Scampton: 16 May 1943 20.55 hrs - Guy Gibson readies his crew to climb inside their waiting Lancaster – AJ-G ‘George’. A red flare will soon curl skywards, burning brightly against the sun’s fast-fading rays; it is the signal to start engines and at 21.39 G-George will get airborne, leading the first wave of three aircraft. For the crews of 617 Squadron the weeks of intensive training were now over – Operation Chastise was underway.
 

 

FINAL ROSTER

Anthony Saunders brings to life the tense few hours before departure in his dramatic painting ‘Final Roster’. As daylight fades, men from the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, prepare to board the C-47 Skytrains of the 43rd Troop Carrying Squadron that will take them to Normandy.

HELLFIRE CORNER

Anthony Saunders, already highly regarded for his paintings of the First World War, has once again excelled with this piece Hellfire Corner, a scene that relives a moment at an exposed section of road linking the city of Ypres to the Front. Well within sight and range of the enemy’s guns it was nicknamed ‘Hellfire Corner’, quickly living up to a reputation as ‘the most dangerous corner on Earth’.
 

 

HIGH SUMMER - THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN PORTFOLIO



CURRENT CATALOGUE
by Anthony Saunders

 

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