1945 Print Plane Vidar Ruin Destruction Pilot Clark Field Japanese Battle FZ7


This is an original 1945 color print of the destruction of an Allied plane in the Philippines. The caption writes, "A colossal wreck of a U. S. A-20, around which stand the lone and littered airstrips of Clark Field. What the U. S. built, Japan took over for a brief moment of berserk imperial might." The Clark Air Base is located on Luzon Island in the Philippines and was used by the United States air force by 1903 to 1991.


This 66+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 4.5 inches; 14 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Vidar, Frede. Artist signature in print - top left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: aviation, airplane, airport, Allied Powers, Allies, Axis, Axis Powers, Japan

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