“Eagle Squadron Scramble” by Robert Taylor

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There is a thunderous roar of Merlin engines as the American volunteers of 71 Sqn RAF power up their Spitfire Mk.Vbs ready to scramble into action, summer 1941.

Under American law, in 1940 it was illegal for United States citizens to join the armed forces of foreign nations and yet many hundreds of American citizens volunteered to fly with the RAF and RCAF, in fact they even formed their own squadrons – the Eagle Squadrons.

One of the most famous Eagle Squadron pilots was Jim Goodson who flew Spitfires in 1940 and later transferred to the USAAF 4th Fighter Group and also served with the 31st Fighter Group. Highly-regarded as both a Spitfire and P-51 Mustang pilot, he finished the war an Ace with 15 victories.

This memorable collector's piece is personally signed by Colonel JIM GOODSON and matted to include his photograph and repro RAF wings.