B-17 Flying Fortress 8th Air Force Aviation Art Print
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B-17 Flying Fortress 8th Air Force Aviation Art Print:
B-17 Flying Fortress 8th Air ForceAviation Art Print- 11" x 14" Print Size
Early in World War 2, the only way the Allies could take the fight directly to the German homeland was through startegic bombing. Stationed throughout bases in England, British and American bombers launched raids around the clock with the British bombing at night and the American 8th Air Force carrying out raids during the day. Along with the B-24 Liberator, the B-17 Flying Fortress was a mainstay of the 8th Air Force. The B-17 had a reputatioon for ruggedness - able to absorb tremendous battle damage and bring her ten man crew safely home. Nevertheless, german defense was determined and many bombers and crews were lost inhigh altitude battles over Germany. Our print is a tribute to the "Bomberboys" and the "Queen of the Skies", the B-17 depicting a B-17 Flying Fortress returning home with battle damage after a harrowing mission over Germany. Fortunately she has picked up an escort of P-47 Thunderbolts to bring her home.
This beautiful Giclee print measures11" x 14" and is signed by the artist. Our Giclee prints are printed on Heavyweight Archival Matte paper with Epson Ultrachrome professional archival inks. The image is printed on paper with an extra 1" border to allow for matting or framing.Please contact us if you have any questions regarding theB-17 Flying Fortress 8th Air Forcefine art print.
Print title: "Almost Home" B-17 Flying Fortress
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A word about the quality of this print:
In order to provide the highest quality artwork to our valued customers and patrons, this fine art print is printed by a professional printing company onHeavyweight Archival MattePaper using Epson Ultrachrome professional archival inks. We understand your art purchase is personal and our printing process ensures your treasured print will last for many years.
Archival Matte paper features the following qualities:
- Acid free base to preserve fine art and photos
- Neutral white surface for excellent color reproduction
- 260 g, 9.5 milweight for durability
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