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A Higher Call by John Shaw

A Higher Call by John Shaw



Encountering a mortally-wounded B-17 limping back to England- Luftwaffe ace Franz Stigler anticipated an easy kill and another opportunity to avenge his brotherís death at the opening of WWII. As he approached the virtually helpless American plane- however- he saw the faces of the dead and wounded crewmen. Then- Stiglerís eyes met those of pilot Charles Brown. Despite the potentially severe consequences of letting an enemy plane escape- Stigler felt that he had to answer a higher call of honor . . . mercy.
Expecting the worst at any moment- Brown marveled as the enemy Bf-109 stuck with him to the North Sea. His adversary then saluted and veered away- allowing the astonished Brown to journey safely home. With this encounter engraved into the minds of both pilots for decades after the warís end- the two men remarkably located one another in 1990. In the years that followed- their friendship developed to the point where Stigler considered Brown to be as precious as the brother he had lost.

Victory Edition:
Only 400 limited edition prints- each signed by JG 27 ace Franz Stigler- 379th BG B-17 pilot Charlie Brown- and artist John D. Shaw.
Includes:
Photos of Franz & Charlie to frame with your print!
Color COA with History Behind the Art stories and trivia


Artist Proof (please contact us for availability)
Only 150 limited edition prints- each autographed by JG 27 ace Franz Stigler- B-17 pilot Charlie Brown- and artist John D. Shaw. (Limit one per customer)
Includes:

B&W Return of the Pub print signed by two surprise signers!
A metal skin relic from a B-17 that flew combat over Germany!
Photos of Franz & Charlie to frame with your print!
Color COA with History Behind the Art stories and trivia

Edition size: 400 (Victory); 150 (AP) signed and numbered
Print size: 32 wide x 22.5 high

Details
Artist Name SKU Price: Quantity (0 available)
Shaw, John 1991 $295.00
Out of stock
Width: 32.00"
Height: 22.50"