Taming the Tiger by Geoff Lea. (Y)
It is August 1944, barely two months since the Allies landed their first troops on the beaches of Normandy. After the failed Operation Lüttich (codename given to a German counterattack during the Battle of Normandy, which took place around the American positions near Mortain from 7 August to 13 August, 1944 ) The German Panzer Divisions were in full retreat, The British and American Generals believed it to be critical to halt them before they cauld regroup. Caught in the Gap at Falaise, the battle was to be decisive. Flying throughout a continuous onslaught, rocket-firing Typhoons kept up their attacks on the trapped armoured divisions from dawn to dusk. The effect was devastating: at the end of the ten day battle the 100,000 strong German force was decimated. The battle of the Falaise Pocket marked the closing phase of the Battle of Normandy with a decisive German defeat. It is believed that between 80,000 to 100,000 German troops were caught in the encirclement of which 10,000 to 15.........
|Item Code : DHM0402||Taming the Tiger by Geoff Lea. (Y) - Editions Available|
|**Signed limited edition of 1000 prints. (Three prints reduced to clear) |
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| Image size 23 inches x 15 inches (58cm x 38cm)||Artist : Geoff Lea||Half|
|Now : £60.00|
Lieutenant George Cairns VC, at the Battle of Pagoda Hill, Burma 13th March 1944 by David Rowlands (GL)
Lieut. George Cairns of the South Staffordshire Regiment at the Battle of Pagoda Hill, Burma, 13th March 1944, along with the 3rd/6th Gurkha Rifles.
|Item Code : DHM1078||Lieutenant George Cairns VC, at the Battle of Pagoda Hill, Burma 13th March 1944 by David Rowlands (GL) - Editions Available|
| Limited edition of 200 giclee canvas prints. |
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| Image size 36 inches x 24 inches (91cm x 61cm)||Artist : David Rowlands|
(on separate certificate)
|Now : £280.00|