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    General Jonathan M. Wainwright Signed Photo and Admiral John D. Wainwright Autograph Letter Signed. The first item in this lot is a signed and inscribed black and white photograph. It measures 8" x 10", and reads, "To H. Kaulie- Sincerely J.M. Wainwright, General USA." Wainwright was commanding officer of Allied forces in The Philippines. He was the highest-ranking American POW and was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Truman.

    The second item is an Autograph Letter Signed from another war hero, "John Wainwright, Rear Admiral, Class of 1900, U.S.N.A." One page, 6" x 8", Tucson, Arizona, April 11th, 1947. The content of the letter is in response to an autograph request. The items are both in very fine condition; usual folds are present on the letter; signature is slightly faded on the photograph. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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