Tebourba Gap, Tunisia, North Africa 1942 signed print by Terence Cuneo (famous Major Le Patourel, Hampshire Regiment, Victoria Cross award)

$150.00

A 24″ by 20″ framed signed print of Terence Cuneo's “Tebourba Gap, Tunisia, North Africa, 3rd December 1942.”   Famously: Major H.W. LePatourel, 2nd Battalion the Hampshire Regiment, and survivors of a small volunteer party attacking one of several enemy machine gun posts.  For this and his subsequent gallantry Major Le Patourel was awarded the Victoria Cross.  Framed by Ernest Wheatly Ltd of 45 Maddox St. London.  The reverse of the frame with full details of the battle picture. It was believed that Major Le Patourel was killed and awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously.  It was later discovered that he had been seriously wounded and taken prisoner.  In this dynamic picture, Cuneo superbly depicts Le Patourel's daring assault on one of the enemy machine gun positions.  Special shipping charges will apply,  please inquire for further details.

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