Operation Jericho-" The Jail Breakers" #109391

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Operation Jericho-  The Jail Breakers   #109391
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On the 18 February 1944, Mosquitoes of Number 140 Wing of the RAF Second Tactical Air Force, led by Group Captain Percy Charles Picard, flew a daring low level precision bombing attack on Amiens Prison, freeing 258, 12 of whom were on death row, due to be executed the following day. Of the 717 French Resistance and Political prisoners, 72 were injured and 102 were killed.
limited edition 50th anniversary print, numbered 535/850, signed by the artist and 18 of the 'Jail Breakers. 35X28. Embossed seal lower left corner. State: City: Date: 1940's