On Sunday 17 September 1944, the first day of Operation Market Garden, C-47 Dakotas of the 439th Troop Carrier Group dropped thousands of paratroopers from the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions into Holland, a hundred and fifty miles behind enemy lines. This daring operation, the largest airborne assault of World War II, aimed to capture and secure vital bridges in the Allies’ push towards the Rhine.
33.1/2” wide x 25.1/4” high
THIS OUTSTANDING NEW PIECE IS THE LONG AWAITED FOLLOW-UP TO TAYLOR’S CONCEPT DRAWING, RELEASED IN AUGUST 2008. THE EDITION IS PERSONALLY SIGNED BY VETERANS OF THE 506th P.I.R, 101st AIRBORNE THAT FOUGHT THROUGHOUT THE ALLIED LIBERATION OF EUROPE.
THE COLLECTORS EDITION
This TEN signature edition is additionally signed by the following veterans of the 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne: