Order Helpline (UK) : 01436 820269

You currently have no items in your basket



Last Christmas Post Dates (more)>
UK : 20 Dec, US/CAN/EUR : 18 Dec


Buy with confidence and security!
Publishing historical art since 1985


Don't Miss Any Special Deals - Sign Up To Our Newsletter!
Military
Prints
Antique
Prints
Postcards
Product Search         

Lady Elizabeth Butler

View our collection of classic Napoleonic and Victorian military art prints by Lady Butler on one page.

CLICK HERE

Richard Caton Woodville

View our page dedicated to the art of Richard Caton Woodville, including many 19th Century subjects.

CLICK HERE

Massive savings on this month's big offers including our BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE offer on many prints and many others at HALF PRICE or with FREE PRINTS!
Many of our offers end in 0 hours, 7 minutes!
View our Special Offers
THIS ITEM IS INCLUDED IN OUR BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE OFFER !
Choose any two prints in this special offer and the lower priced item is half price. (Any free bonus prints already supplied with an item are separate and will also be included !)
Hundreds of items across our websites are included in this offer!

Battle of the Hook, Korea by David Rowlands. (B)


Battle of the Hook, Korea by David Rowlands. (B)

During the static phase of the Korean War, tanks were emplaced in hull-down positions among the entrenched infantry companies on commanding hilltops, from where the accurate, direct fire of their 20-pounder guns dominated the surrounding terrain. They were also armed with co-axial Besa machine-guns. The tanks were protected from shellfire by sandbags and earth-filled ammunition containers. Along with the crew's 'hutchie', ammunition bunkers were dug in beside the tanks. By night, both sides patrolled aggressively in no-man's-land up to the opposing lines. Massed enemy infantry attacks occurred at night, and the supporting fire of tanks was an important adjunct to Divisional artillery. In May 1953 the Chinese mounted a fierce attack against the position known as the Hook. Throughout the action, the Centurions engaged the enemy and inflicted heavy losses. In the eerie light of parachute flares, soldiers of 1st Battalion the Duke of Wellington's Regiment manned the trenches. The tanks themselves suffered on average five direct hits each from shells and mortars, without loss. Over the gun barrel of the Centurion Mk 3 tank is an American searchlight, used to illuminate enemy patrols in no-man's-land at night. Several Centurions in Korea supplemented their firepower with .50cal. M2HB Browning machine-guns, obtained from the Americans or Canadians, on an 'ad hoc' mounting. On the rear hull is hung a spare road-wheel, and the Royal Armoured Corps flash is shown, with the unit serial '41' superimposed.
Item Code : DHM0614BBattle of the Hook, Korea by David Rowlands. (B) - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
TYPEDESCRIPTIONSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSPRICEPURCHASING
PRINT Signed edition.

Image size 17 inches x 13 inches (43cm x 31cm)Artist : David Rowlands£10 Off!Now : £50.00

Quantity:
All prices on our website are displayed in British Pounds Sterling



Other editions of this item : Battle of the Hook, Korea by David Rowlands.DHM0614
TYPEDESCRIPTIONSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSPRICEPURCHASING
PRINT Unsigned edition. Image size 17 inches x 12 inches (43cm x 31cm)none£10 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!Now : £30.00VIEW EDITION...
GICLEE
CANVAS
Limited edition of 200 giclee canvas prints. Image size 30 inches x 20 inches (76cm x 51cm)Artist : David Rowlands
on separate certificate
Half
Price!
Now : £250.00VIEW EDITION...
SPECIAL
PROMOTION
Unsigned edition.

TWO PRINTS ONLY IN THIS SPECIAL NEWSLETTER PROMOTION.
Image size 17 inches x 12 inches (43cm x 31cm)none
B.O.G.O.F.
Now : £40.00VIEW EDITION...
EX-DISPLAY
PRINT
**Signed edition. (3 copies reduced to clear)

Near perfect condition - may have some slight marks or scratches.
Image size 17 inches x 13 inches (43cm x 31cm)Artist : David RowlandsHalf
Price!
Now : £30.00VIEW EDITION...

Contact Details
Shipping Info
Terms and Conditions
Classified Ads
Valuations

Join us on Facebook!

Sign Up To Our Newsletter!

Stay up to date with all our latest offers, deals and events as well as new releases and exclusive subscriber content!

This website is owned by Cranston Fine Arts.  Torwood House, Torwoodhill Road, Rhu, Helensburgh, Scotland, G848LE

Contact: Tel: (+44) (0) 1436 820269.  Fax: (+44) (0) 1436 820473. Email:

Follow us on Twitter!

Return to Home Page