Overall Print Size – 27½” x 17”
Dawn Eagles Rising
Part 2 of a 3 part Tribute Portfolio together with:
Height & Sun &
Opening Sky

September 1940: And the Battle of Britain is reaching its crescendo as the Me109s of 1./JG52, with their bright yellow noses glinting in the sun, gather speed and altitude as they form up shortly after take-off from their base at Coquelles, near Calais.
Tribute Edition of 175
Each copy of the Luftwaffe Tribute Edition has been individually signed by the Artist & 18 Luftwaffe day and nightfighter pilots, including nine holders of the Knight’s Cross:

Generalleutnant Gunther Rall
Leutnant Hugo Broch
Oberleutnant Walter Wolfrum
Oberfeldwebel Erich Axthammer
Leutnant Helmut Ballewski
Major Hans-Ekkehard Bob
Unteroffizier Gustav Drees
Leutnant Norbert Hannig
Feldwebel Heribert Koller
Leutnant Wilhelm Noller
Hauptmann Gunther Nordenholtz
Unteroffizier Johannes Oesterhelt
Oberfeldwebel Willi Reschke
Unteroffizier Otfied Sahl
Oberleutnant Ernst Scheufele
Hauptmann Karl-Fritz Schlossstein
Oberleutnant Walter Schuck
Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger