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Mareeba Maintenance -- $1000.00
12 x 18"
Water Color & Ink on Strathmore

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This is a copy of a painting I completed on site at Mareeba, Northern Queensland, Australia. (The whereabouts of the original are not known). Our maintenance crews were continually cannibalizing other aircraft to keep our B-17ís available for combat missions. Supplies of aircraft parts and equipment were not available in Australia during most of 1942. The largest combat mission formation that I flew in was but nine B-17ís.