Winter of 44



A beautiful Limited Edition print depicting the famous P-38 in the Winter of ’44, by Philip E. West Approx. overall print size 17¾” x 27½”. The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was a World War II American fighter aircraft built by Lockheed. Developed to a United States Army Air Corps requirement, the P-38 had distinctive twin booms and a single, central nacelle containing the cockpit and armament. Named "fork-tailed devil" (der Gabelschwanz-Teufel) by the Luftwaffe and "two planes, one pilot" by the Japanese,the P-38 was used in a number of roles, including dive bombing, level bombing, ground-attack, night fighting, photo reconnaissance missions,and extensively as a long-range escort fighter when equipped with drop tanks under its wings. The total production of the P-38 was 9,924.

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