6th June 1944 (Dakotas) by Ivan Berryman.
As part of Operation Overlord in June 1944, it was necessary to deploy large numbers of troops quickly and accurately to the fields and bridgeheads of Northern France. No aircraft was better suited to dropping paratroopers and their equipment than the ubiquitous Douglas Dakota, these examples being of No.271 Squadron from Down Ampney near Gloucester.
|Item Code : B0010||6th June 1944 (Dakotas) by Ivan Berryman. - This Edition|
|PRINT|| Signed limited edition of 250 prints. || Image size 17 inches x 10 inches (43cm x 25cm)|| Hyde, Bernard|
+ Artist : Ivan Berryman
Signature(s) value alone : £30
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|Other editions of this item : ||6th June 1944 (Dakotas) by Ivan Berryman. ||B0010|
|**Signed limited edition of 250 prints. (One print reduced to clear) |
| Image size 17 inches x 10 inches (43cm x 25cm)|| Hyde, Bernard|
+ Artist : Ivan Berryman
|Extra Details : 6th June 1944 (Dakotas) by Ivan Berryman.|
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|Signatures on this item|
|*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.|
|Flt Lt Bernard Hyde|
*Signature Value : £30
|No.271 Sqn, RAF Down Ampney. As a second Pilot he flew Dakotas during 1944 to 1945 in Burma on many special operations.|
|The Aircraft :|
|Dakota||DOUGLAS DAKOTA, Transport aircraft with three crew and can carry 28 passengers. speed 230-mph, and a altitude of 23,200 feet. maximum range 2,100 miles. The Douglas Dakota served in all theatres of world war two, The Royal Air Force received its first Douglas Dakota's in April 1941, to 31 squadron which was serving in India. These were DC2, later DC3 and eventually C-47 Dakotas were supplied. The Douglas Dakota was developed from the civil airliner of the 1930's. The Royal Air Force received nearly 2,000 Dakotas, But many more than this served in the US Air Force and other allied countries. The last flight of a Douglas Dakota of the Royal Air Force was in 1970. You can still see Douglas Dakota's in operational and transport use across the world.|