Wing Commander "Bob" Robert Roland Stanford-Tuck | Military Signature Archive


Bob Stanford-Tuck

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Wing Commander "Bob" Robert Roland Stanford-Tuck flew Spitfires, Hurricanes, and commanded the famous Duxford and Biggin Hill Spitfire Wings.

1 Frame Finish
[31 - 17]
Framed - Gun Metal
[31 - 18]
Framed - Silver
[31 - 19]
[31 - 69]
Framed - Rivet
[31 - 902]

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About Bob Stanford-Tuck

Things you may like to know.

Flying a Spitfire with 92 Sqn, Bob Stanford-Tuck destroyed a Me109 and two Me110 enemy fighters over Dunkirk on his first day in combat. It was a portent of what was to come: The swashbuckling, debonair Stanford-Tuck became one of the top-scoring Aces in the Battle of Britain, a darling of the Press, and a household name right across Britain. At the height of the Battle, in mid-summer 1940, Stanford-Tuck was given command of 257 Hurricane Squadron, which he led with great panache until mid-1941. Returning to fly his beloved Spitfire, he took command of the Wing at Duxford, later leading Biggin Hill’s famous Spitfire Wing. With a tally of 29 victories, in January 1942 Bob Stanford-Tuck’s luck ran out when he was shot down by ground fire at low-level over Northern France. He survived, was taken prisoner and spent the rest of the war as a POW.

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Original Signature/Autograph of Wing Commander "Bob" Robert Roland Stanford-Tuck. To read his biography Click Here

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Size unframed 30x45 cm or 12"x16"

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