Who is Mark Postlethwaite?
Mark is one of the world’s leading aviation artists, with his work
hanging in major collections and museums worldwide. He has been a
professional aviation artist for over 25 years and during his career has
flown in a variety of front line military aircraft including the
Harrier, Hawk and Tucano, as well as vintage types such as the BE2c and
the FE2b down in New Zealand. He has also contributed to several TV
documentaries and even won the top prize on the old TV game show $64,000
Question with Bob Monkhouse answering questions on the Battle of
Britain. Mark has produced over 150 cover paintings for Osprey
Publishing over the years and in his early career was published by Air
Vice Marshal J E ‘Johnnie’ Johnson’s fine art business. He has a broad
knowledge of WWII aviation with a particular focus and passion for RAF
Lancaster Squadrons In Focus
Lancaster Squadrons was the first of Red Kite’s hugely popular ‘In Focus’ series and sold out many years ago. Instead of reprinting the original, the author Mark Postlethwaite has decided to totally redesign the book and, where possible, has replaced the original photos with over 200 new images. Printed in colour throughout with 20 superb new colour profiles this Special Edition also includes an extra 32 pages with new sections on camouflage, markings and modifications etc.