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Return to Ascension

by Simon Atack

(Please click on the image above for a high detail image )

Print size: 20" x 28" (51 x 71cms)

On the 30th April 1982, flying from Wideawake airfield on Ascension island, Flt. Lt. Martin Withers and his crew, flying RAF Vulcan (XM607) launched the first Black Buck bombing operation of the Falklands War.

There and back the non-stop flight covered 7,500 miles, lasting 15 hours 45 minutes – at the time, the longest combat flight in history. The Vulcan was refuelled by Victor tankers five times on the outward journey and once on the return journey.

To help us celebrate this year’s 25th Anniversary of the Falklands War, Fl. Lt. Martin Withers has kindly signed every print in this (very) limited edition.

Martin Withers and his
Black Buck 1 crew
Martin Withers signing
the prints

Like a Remarqued print? You can have a superb, highly detailed drawing like the one above added to your Remarqued print.

Please click here for further details of Martin Withers military career.

150 Primary Edition: £95

25 Artist Proofs: £125



 

 

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