Lot #102
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Shortly after the invasion of southern France, General Eisenhower receives “such a fine 4-star pin”
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Description

Shortly after the invasion of southern France, General Eisenhower receives “such a fine 4-star pin”

War-dated TLS, one page, 6 x 8, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force, Office of the Supreme Commander letterhead, November 14, 1944. Brief letter of thanks for a gift. In full: “It was most kind of you to send me such a fine 4-star pin. Thank you so much. I truly appreciate the thought that prompted you to do this.” In very good condition, with scattered toning, and show-through from old tape and mounting remnants on reverse. Accompanied by the original free-franked mailing envelope, signed and franked in an officer’s hand. Eisenhower obtained his four-star ranking in February of 1943, going on to complete the invasion of North Africa and Sicily. Less than a month after sending this letter, he would be promoted to General of the Army, receiving his fifth star. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph
  • Dates: #436 - Ended September 10, 2014





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