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CARNEY, Robert B. (1895-1990)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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This U.S. Navy admiral had a distinguished career through World War Two; he helped to arrange and was present at the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Missouri; he served as commander-in-chief of NATO forces in Southern Europe (1951-53) and Chief of Naval Operations (1953-54). TNS, 1p, 8½" X 11", Washington, DC, 1961 December 26. Addressed to Gerald L. Arnholt. Near fine. Cordial note to an educator: "This is to wish you a very happy Holiday Season and success in your schoolwork and other endeavors." Bold full signature in blue ballpoint. Accompanied by a superb original black-and-white 1956 news agency glossy photograph (International News Photo), 9" X 7". Printed caption running underneath image reads in part, "Gen. Carl Spaatz, center, retired former Air Force Chief of Staff, and Adm. Robert Carney, right, ex-Chief of Naval Operations, are shown shortly before they testified on the adequacy of the nation's air power at a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee hearing today. Adm. Carney warned Congress that new Russian 'softness' may constitute 'a graver danger' to the free world than communist toughness." A scarce and desireable vintage photograph in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 27432

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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