The second edition print in the Hartmann Trilogy. For sale is a Comrades Edition print by renowned aviation artist, Robert Taylor.
The print comes with a certificate of authenticity from The Military Gallery. The print is on acid free archival paper. The print is in excellent condition, never framed, and stored flat in a nonsmoking environment. The overall size of the print is 33" x 25". The Comrades Edition print is signed by Robert Taylor, Erich Hartmann, and 7 additional Luftwaffe pilots.The print depicts Erich Hartmann in his Me109G taking off in the sub-zero early morning sunlight from the snow-covered airstrip at Veszprem in Hungary in February 1945. Hartmann's group will intercept waves of Russian fighters and bombers in the skies above Czechoslovakia in a last-ditch attempt to repel the impending invasion of Germany. Erich Hartmann is the highest scoring fighter Ace in the Second World War with 352 aerial victories having flown over 1400 combat missions on the Eastern Front.