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    [World War II] Generals Patton and Montgomery Signed Holiday Cards. 1. General George S. Patton's 1945 holiday card, four integral pages, 3.5" x 6", signed "To gen./ Seibert/ from/ G S Patton Jr." The printed card reads, "Merry Christmas & Happy New Year/ Bad Nauheim/ Germany 1945." On the inside is a drawing of a serene village scene. "General Seibert" may be Brigadier-General Edwin Sibert, the Chief of Intelligence of U.S. European Theater of Operations. Mildly age-toned; very fine.
    2. British Field Marshall Bernard L. Montgomery's 1944 holiday card, four integral pages, 4" x 5", signed "B. L. Montgomery/ Field - Marshall" in lower margin. The card is printed on the first page with "All best wishes for A MERRY CHRISTMAS and a Happy New Year". The center spread shows the advance of English forces from England to Germany. Troops under Montgomery's command played a major role in expelling the Axis forces from North Africa. Age-toned with some small stains; fine.

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