Operation Judgement – The Taranto Raid
Philip West

Multi Pilot Signed Print

Operation Judgement – The Taranto Raid by Philip West

The attack on Taranto was the first major victory for naval air power in the world and blueprint for the strike on Pearl Harbor. The Fleet Air Arm played an active part in the fight against the Axis forces in the Mediterranean. Their greatest achievement was the strike against the Italian Fleet at Taranto, 11 November 1940 by four Fleet Air Arm squadrons and 40 or so men who carried out this daring raid. In this picture we see the Swordfish flown by Lt. FMA Torrense-Spence and Lt. AWF Sutton, having just released its torpedo.

The bravery of the Swordfish aircrew in this and all other operations
is a matter of history and must never be forgotten.

The Signatories

Signed and Numbered
Signed by
Capt. AWF Sutton CBE DSC*
(Took part in the Taranto raid)

Artist Proofs
Signed by
Capt. AWF Sutton CBE DSC*
Lt. Cdr. Edgar Lee
Lieut. NC Gillis
Sub. Lt. Stanley Brand
(4 signatures)


Print size:
26.5 x 16.5ins approx

Signed and Numbered
Edition size: 100 Price: 95.00
Artist Proof Edition size: 50 Price: 125.00

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