Collection of 11 signed aviation First Day Covers
Date Published: 1985
Description: All 11 envelope, postmarked from 1953 to 1985, are boldly signed by an original "ace" of the Flying Tigers Squadron, with additional biographic information. Includes Robert "Duke" Hedman, Charlie Bond, R.T. Smith, John R. Alison (Major General cited as the father of Air Force Special Operations), Robert L. Scott (Brigadier General), Peter Wright, Donald H. Older (future Judge who presided over the Charles Manson murder trial), Tex Hill (credited with 18 kills), Dick Rossi, C.H. "Link" Laughlin, and Donald Rodewald. Fine condition.
Comments: American volunteer group of the Chinese Air Force (1941-1942) recruited under the Presidential authority of Franklin D. Roosevelt and commanded by General Claire Lee Chennault.Signed: Y
Book ID: 253957