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A great group of 11 items signed by legends of World War II, includes SHERMAN MILES (1882-1966) American lieutenant general, commanding general of the I Corps during Pearl Harbor, war-date A.L.S. Sept. 1942, written on his Commanding General letterhead from Boston, sending sympathy. With signed envelope. Along with JIMMY DOOLITTLE, S.P. 10" x 8" b/w, shows Doolittle at the age of 79, seated in his office. Boldly signed at top right; FRANCIS "GABBY" GABRESKI, three items: S.P. 5" x 7" color, a reprint of an image of Gabreski in his bomber bearing 28 Nazi flags indicating "kills", a signed FDC honoring Lindbergh, cancelled Roosevelt Field, May 20, 1977, and separate signature on a small sheet; SAMUEL FUQUA, S.P. 10" x 8" b/w, a reprint of a vintage image showing the USS Arizona, boldly signed; MAXWELL TAYLOR, small vintage S.P. 3" x 4 1/2" b/w, shows Maxwell at his desk, boldly signed; DONALD K. ROSS, signed FDC honoring Pearl Harbor, cancelled Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1986; and CURTIS G. SHAKE, Judge at Nuremburg, two signed checks from 1970. Together 11 pieces, very good.

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