"On a Wing and a Prayer"

Ref: SWA-PW79

by Philip E West

Overall print size 16in x 27in/ 40.5 x 68.5cms.

Limited Edition of 100

Edition signed by Stanley Brand, former Swordfish pilot.

The venerable Fairy Swordfish was the Fleet Air Arms premier torpedo-bomber at the outbreak of World War 11. It may have looked archaic in appearance, but its courageous crews proved time and time again that it was a potent fighting machine. 'Stringbags' as they were affectionately known, served in several important roles and theatres including Coastal Command, the Mediterranean and flying from MAC-ships protecting North Atlantic and Arctic convoys.