After campaigning in the Balkans, the unit moved to the Russian Front, were it flew Me190s and Fw190s in the heavy fighting of the Northern Region. This powerful image portrays a typical scene on the Eastern Front in 1943: IL-2 Stormovicks have attacked a German armoured division who have called for air support.
JG 54 Green Hearts have quickly scrambled to the scene and have broken up the attack, downing several Russian aircraft during the encounter. In the foreground Trautlofts Fw190 hurtles across the snow covered landscape whilst shooting down a IL-2.
Behind him, two more Fw190s give support while in the background the low-level aerial contest is furiously fought. By the end of the war no fewer than twenty Green Heart Aces had achieved more than 100 air victories, its pilots collecting 58 Knights Cross awards. THE SIGNATURES The print is individually numbered and personally signed by the artist, along with four legendary Aces who flew with JG54, including their iconic leader, Hannes Trautloft. Knights Cross / 57 victories Generalmajor DIETRICH HRABAK.
Knights Cross with Oak Leaves 125 victories Major FRANZ EISENACH. Knights Cross / 129 victories Major HANS-EKKEHARD BOB. The print is personally autographed by some of the most legendary Luftwaffe Aces of WWII, making this a great collectors piece for any military history enthusiast. THIS PIECE CAN ALSO BE SUPPLIED FRAMED.Our items are guaranteed to be in perfect condition, unless clearly specified otherwise. YOUR PIECE OF MIND: As a reputable company, if any issues do arise we don't expect our customers to deal with it. The item "GREEN HEART WARRIORS by Nicolas Trudgian signed by Luftwaffe FW190 Aces" is in sale since Wednesday, March 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".
The seller is "aceshighgallery" and is located in Ojai, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.