Title: Typed Note Signed / Unsigned Photograph.
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
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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