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Offline RussellSmith

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New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« on: August 08, 2015, 02:25:44 AM »
Home Field Advantage depicts Lt. Doug Campbell's victory on April 14, 1918 which would go down in history as one of the first official victories of the famed USAS 94 (Hat-In-The-Ring) Squadron. The action occurred right over the 94th's aerodrome at Gengoult and is very well documented. Campbell’s victim was a Pfalz DIII bearing the red and black tail stripes of Jasta 64w. Its interesting to note that on April 14 Campbell’s N28 still bore French cockades and tail stripes. The black fields had not yet been applied to the distinctive tulip pattern which his aircraft bore, nor had the number "10" been applied either. The machine did carry the Hat-In-The-Ring logo.

The Pfalz crashed about 100 yards directly behind the 94th’s hangars.







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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2015, 02:51:33 AM »
Glorious, as ever, Russell!

Best wishes
Nigel

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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2015, 05:29:46 AM »
Glorious, as ever, Russell!

Best wishes
Nigel

Ditto!  Outstanding composition, execution and attention to detail.  ;D  A very interesting scene!

Regards,

Bob

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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2015, 05:45:57 AM »
 Russell,
Awesome artwork my old friend.
Highest Regards,
Gregory Jouette
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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2015, 06:25:53 AM »
Thanks so much guys!  :)
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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2015, 07:08:22 AM »
   That's just beautiful, Russell, Thanks for sharing your work here, I always enjoy it , view it often, and look forward to your next!
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2016, 12:22:32 AM »
   That's just beautiful, Russell, Thanks for sharing your work here, I always enjoy it , view it often, and look forward to your next!
Cheers,
Lance


Exactly the same sentiments !!!!

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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2016, 12:39:12 AM »
   That's just beautiful, Russell, Thanks for sharing your work here, I always enjoy it , view it often, and look forward to your next!
Cheers,
Lance


Exactly the same sentiments !!!!

Ed


Yep, As always I agree with my Amigo Ed!
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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2016, 01:19:35 AM »
Absolutely magnificent, Russell!  I may have to model this plane now!
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2016, 02:10:56 AM »
Your artistic talents are limitless, Russell...another wonderful work!
Congratulations on another beauty, my friend.

Cheers,
Ernie :)
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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2016, 01:44:00 AM »
Well, that is one way to get confirmation...  Always love your work Russell

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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2016, 04:10:37 AM »
Beautiful picture!
What happened to the Pfalz's pilot? (Can't help myself: The one thing I hate about war is dying. And killing, of course.)

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« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2016, 11:11:14 PM »
Beautiful picture!
What happened to the Pfalz's pilot? (Can't help myself: The one thing I hate about war is dying. And killing, of course.)
I couldn't agree more!
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Re: New painting - Home Filed Advantage
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2016, 02:39:40 AM »
Gorgeous work as always Russell. I do love your work.

Warren