Lot #5
George Bush

Writing to a prominent World War II flier

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Writing to a prominent World War II flier

ALS as president, one page on a 6.25 x 4.25 Camp David note card, March 17, 1990. Bush writes to Ramsay [Potts], the World War II pilot who led the 1943 bombing raid on the oil refineries at Ploesti, Rumania, and who later wrote a number of articles and books on the history of military aviation. In full: “Thanks for those copies of ‘Air Power History’—loved that cover. Now when do we get to ‘hit.’” The card has been partially affixed to a larger card for display purposes. Card affixed as noted, otherwise fine, clean condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #321 - Ended May 16, 2007