Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Devil Dog Takedown

The painting is complete

"Devil Dog Takedown"

Oil on canvas
36" x 18"

I've cropped this from the original 36x24 as I think it works better, and is actually in keeping with the original thumbnail for this one.

Shamrock 201 scores the only aerial kill (of a VPAF MiG 21) by a USMC aircraft during the Vietnam war, 11th September 1

It's available for purchase if anyone is interested, and I may offer a small print run.

Some details shots

The business end of things

the other end

and a dying MiG 21

I got hold of a recording of the cockpit transmissions of the engagement (the whole thing is 20 minutes long) and every time I listen to it the hairs on the back of my neck stand up.


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