"Tuskegee Airmen P-51 Mustang" - Map Art Print by Craig Tinder
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DescriptionTuskegee Airmen P-51 Mustang
By Artist, Craig Tinder
Printed on a heavy, matte substrate, this archival art print is fade-resistant with an astonishingly high resolution to bring out rivet-level details.
"Lt. Brown of the famed " "Tuskegee Airmen" was one of the three members of the 332nd Fighter Group to down an Me-262 jet fighter. His P-51 Mustang (named "Bunnie" after his daughter) would serve him for 68 missions and where he would eventually be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery and skill . P-51′s of the of the 302nd Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group were known as "Red-Tailed Angels" by the bomber crews over Europe.
The average numbers of bombers lost by Fighter Groups of the Fifteenth Air Force was 46. Although the Tuskegee Airmen legend held they never lost a bomber, the 332nd Fighter Group only lost 25 on average. The Tuskegee Airmen battled equality rights within the U.S. Armed Forces and played a significant role towards de-segregation in the U.S. military."
This item is printed on demand and typically requires 2-3 day for printing prior to shipment.
About the Artist:
Craig Tinder is an artist/historian specializing in the creation of digital aviation art work and has held a lifelong passion and interest toward history and painting. Craig grew up hanging on the fences at the Reno Air Races which fueled his passion for illustrating his favorite subject matter: WW2 aircraft. As a Loadmaster and restorer on a B-17 Flying Fortress, he understands the intricate details of his pursuits and re-creates one-of-a-kind warbird illustrations for the families of veterans. He has won numerous art shows and has contributed illustrations to a variety of publications and public education displays. Over the years, Craig has amassed a large collection of artifacts, period photos, clothing, weapons, and more, all of which are used as research materials in his paintings. He is an avid collector and serious historian - combined with his artistic talents, he produces exciting and accurate renditions of history. His original and limited-edition print work can be seen in many private collections around the world.
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