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    (World War I and II) A large collection of autographs of mostly American generals and admirals from the First and Second World Wars (mostly the second) consisting of approximately 100 pieces including letters, signatures and signed photographs. Of note is a good content T.L.S. of General John J. Pershing, one page, 7 x 10 inches, Washington, November 29, 1921 to Myron T. Herrick, the American Ambassador to France noting "I have been the busiest man in North America since I returned home... I could not express to you what a great please it was to me to meet you personally... I trust that you have entirely recovered from the shock of the explosion and that the danger of a further attempt has passed. We are deep in the throes of the [Washington Naval] Conference here and are struggling to work something practical and satisfactory out of this meeting...". Offered together with two additional typed letters dated 1921 and 1924. Other examples include Chester Nimitz T.L.S. 1943, Carl Spaatz 3 T.L.S.'s 1945, 1950, and 1954 together with a signature; Hoyt Vandenberg S.P. and T.L.S., 1946; Robert C. Ricahrdson, A.N.S. and Signature; Roscoe Turner I.S.P.; E.M. Powers, 3 T.L.S.'s; A.C. Wedemeyer T.L.S., 1945; Bryant E. Moore T.L.S. 1947; A. E. Montgomery; Albert C. Read A.N.S. 1946; J. B. Oldendorf A.L.S. 1946; John Twiggs Meyers T.L.S. 1946; William H. H. Morris A.L.S. 1947; Verne D. Mudge A.L.S. 1946; W. R. Schmidt A.L.S. 1947; William H. Simpson 5 T.L.S.'s 1946; Harold R. Stark T.L.S. 1946; A. A. Vandergrift T.L.S. 1945; Richard Turner 3 A.N.S.'s 1947 together with 2 signatures; Lord Tedders 3 signatures; Henry B. Taylor A.L.S. Together with many more, far too numerous to note here. Condition ranges from very good to very fine condition. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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