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The End by David Pentland. (D)


The End by David Pentland. (D)

An abandoned Me262 shown in 1945 at the end of world war two.
Item Code : DP0022DThe End by David Pentland. (D) - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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PRINTHugo Broch Knights Cross signature edition of 6 signed limited edition prints from the edition of 500, Nos 7 to 12.

Image size 20 inches x 14 inches (51cm x 36) Printed on high quality artist paper board. Broch, Hugo
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Other editions of this item : The End by David Pentland.DP0022
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PRINT Signed limited edition of 500 prints. Image size 20 inches x 14 inches (51cm x 36) Printed on high quality artist paper board.Artist : David Pentland£50 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!
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Limited edition of 50 artist proofs. Image size 20 inches x 14 inches (51cm x 36cm)Artist : David PentlandAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!£145.00VIEW EDITION...
PRESENTATIONMe262 Pilot Presentation Edition of Artist Proofs Nos. 1 - 5, supplied double matted. Image size 20 inches x 14 inches (51cm x 36cm) Trautloft, Hannes (matted)
Krupinski, Walter (matted)
Csurusky, Georg (matted)
Lauer, Rony (matted)
Wieczorek, Hermann (matted)
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PRINTWalter Wolfrum Knights Cross signature edition of 6 signed limited edition prints from the edition of 500, Nos 1 to 6. Image size 20 inches x 14 inches (51cm x 36) Printed on high quality artist paper board. Wolfrum, Walter
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Limited edition of 50 giclee canvas prints. Image size 20 inches x 14 inches (51cm x 36cm)Artist : David Pentland
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The Aircraft :
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Me262The Messerschmitt Me-262 Swallow, a masterpiece of engineering, was the first operational mass-produced jet to see service. Prototype testing of the airframe commenced in 1941 utilizing a piston engine. General Adolf Galland, who was in charge of the German Fighter Forces at that time, pressured both Goring and Hitler to accelerate the Me-262, and stress its use as a fighter to defend Germany from Allied bombers. Hitler, however, envisioned the 262 as the aircraft which might allow him to inflict punishment on Britain. About 1400 Swallows were produced, but fortunately for the Allies, only about 300 saw combat duty. While the original plans for the 262 presumed the use of BMW jet engines, production Swallows were ultimately equipped with Jumo 004B turbojet engines. The wing design of the 262 necessitated the unique triangular hull section of the fuselage, giving the aircraft a shark-like appearance. With an 18 degree swept wing, the 262 was capable of Mach .86. The 262 was totally ineffective in a turning duel with Allied fighters, and was also vulnerable to attack during take off and landings. The landing gear was also suspect, and many 262s were destroyed or damaged due to landing gear failure. Despite its sleek jet-age appearance, the 262 was roughly manufactured, because Germany had lost access to its normal aircraft assembly plants. In spite of these drawbacks the 262 was effective. For example, on April 7, 1945 a force of sixty 262s took on a large force of Allied bombers with escort fighters. Armed with their four nose-mounted cannons, and underwing rockets the Swallows succeeded in downing or damaging 25 Allied B-17s on that single mission. While it is unlikely that the outcome of the War could have been altered by an earlier introduction or greater production totals for this aircraft, it is clear to many historians that the duration of the War might have been drastically lengthened if the Me-262 had not been too little too late.

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