Lot 180

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Group of three items signed by notable American servicemen of World War II, includes: GABBY GABRESKI (1919-2002), Top American fighter ace over Europe during the war. S.P., 8" x 10" color, a view of Gabreski in the cockpit of his P-47, with his kill markers painted on the fuselage below. Signed at the top in blue ink. Fine. WITH: HERSHEL WILLIAMS (b.1923) United States Marine Corps corporal who was awarded the Medal of Honor for using his flamethrower to clear strong Japanese defensive positions on Iwo Jima. Signature "Hershel W. Williams", 3 1/2" x 6 1/2", signed in black ink on a first day cover commemorating the battle of Iwo Jima. Fine. WITH: JACK LUCAS (1928-2008) Awarded the Medal of Honor for protecting his fellow soldiers from a grenade blast by covering the explosion with his body. Signature, 3 1/2" x 6 1/2", in black ink on a first day cover honoring Douglas MacArthur. Lucas also inscribes: "Medal of Honor, Iwo Jima". Fine.

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August 23, 2016 10:30 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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