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British Commando 1940-45

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Commando detail images
These are original paintings by Graham Turner, painted in gouache on watercolour board for the Osprey book 'British Commando 1940-45'. They are unique pieces of hand-painted artwork by this well known historical artist.
1941 British Commando - Painting by Graham TurnerArmy Commando, 1941-42 Ref: BC-1

Dressed in the 1938-pattern battledress and 1937-pattern webbing, and with the woollen cap comforter that would become the hallmark of the Commando raider, this Commando Corporal is surrounded by details of his weapons and equipment.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 545.00



Commando Training - Painting by Graham TurnerCommando Training, 1942 Ref: BC-2

A montage showing various forms of training carried out near the Commando Basic Training Centre at Achnacarry House in the Highlands.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 450.00



Commando Equipment - Painting by Graham TurnerCommando Equipment Ref: BC-3

Some of the more specialist equipment employed by Commandos during raids, including the Cockle Mk.II collapsible canoe, as used on the famous 1942 Cockleshell Raid against shipping in Bordeaux.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 450.00



British Commando raid on Vaagso, 1941 - Painting by Graham TurnerVaagso Raid, 1941 Ref: BC-4

Commandos attach explosives to one of the German gun batteries on Maaloy Island, Norway, during the Vaagso Raid in December 1941.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 545.00



British Commando boat landing - Painting by Graham TurnerCommando boat landing Ref: BC-5

A Commando raiding party disembark from a collapsible 'Goatley' boat during training in 1943.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 525.00



British Commando's in Normandy, 1944 - Painting by Graham TurnerNormandy, 6th June 1944 Ref: BC-6

After landing on Sword Beach on D-Day, Royal Marine Commandos cautiously advance inland on the road between Sallanelles and Merville, where they would lead the attack on Merville village.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 525.00



British Commando's in Sicily, 1943 - Painting by Graham TurnerSicily, July 1943 Ref: BC-7

Having successfully landed and taken a vital bridge behind enemy lines near Agnone in Sicily, a group of Commandos rest during their withdrawal, before eventually linking up with advance elements of the British Eighth Army.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 525.00



British Royal Marine Commando 1944 - Painting by Graham TurnerRoyal Marine Commando, 1944-45 Ref: BC-8

This Royal Marine Commando wears a camouflage windproof smock, similar to the garment issued to airborne troops, and the green beret that was adopted by all commandos, while around him are details of badges, weapons and equipment.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 545.00



Purchasing an Original Painting

If you are interested in purchasing an original painting, please email Graham Turner at graham@studio88.co.uk to discuss the purchase or to arrange to visit.

Graham Turner's original paintings are offered for sale by the artist himself, rather than through Studio 88, which is our print publishing business. Consequently, payment directly to him is preferred.

Paintings are priced unframed, and copyright is not included.

Collection or Delivery of Original Paintings

The cost of shipping original paintings varies, depending on their size, value and destination. Our usual shipping rates do not apply, but we would be happy to provide a quote for shipping to your address if you are unable to collect.
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