Churchill's Maiden Voyage in Ascalon by Philip E. West
May 28th June 1943. Gibraltar. Avro York 'Ascalon' leaves the North Front with a Spitfire escort. On board were Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden, Generals Alexander, Ismay and Allenbrooke, plus Air Marshal Tedder and General Marshall (USA) all heading out on a tour of North Africa with stops in Algiers, Chatcaudun du Rhummel (a USAAC B-17 base), Tunis and Grombalia. The Avro York was built as a transport aircraft using the wings and tail arrangement from the Lancaster Bomber design.
Overall size: 20" x 27½"
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Signed by Ascalon navigator, Air Commodore John Mitchell