Swordfish Attack at Taranto by Robert Taylor

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SWORDFISH ATTACK AT TARANTO

On 11th November 1940 the Fleet Air Arm shocked the world by carrying out a stunning surprise attack on the Italian Fleet laying at anchor in the harbour of Taranto. Despite the attack being delivered by 21 very slow Fairey Swordfish torpedo planes, the Italian Fleet was crippled and suffered severe casualties.

Robert Taylor depocts this raid in one of his early releases which was signed by the Artist and two famous Swordfish Pilots:-

Commander Charles LAMB

Vice Admiral Sir Richard JANVRIN

The Print measures 24 x 20 Inches and is in Mint condition