During the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949, Eagle aviation, founded by Harold Bamberg, provided this ex RAF Halifax Mk VIII for the effort. A regular occurrence was the harassment flights flown by the Russians. The bright red transport would have been an irresistible target for these two Russian YAK-9 fighters.
*This original work is available for purchase. Painting size in inches: 18 x 24. Contact Steve Cox by the phone number listed on this website for more information. Please reference "Red Eagle."
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