Lot 23: Autographed Card Signed by JAMES JIMMY DOOLITTLE Choice Crisp Near Mint
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Historic Aviator "J H Doolittle" Autographed Card Signed
JAMES "JIMMY" DOOLITTLE (1896-1993). American Aviation Pioneer, during World War II and awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor as commander of the "Doolittle Raid," promoted to Lieutenant General and Commanded the Eighth Air Force in Europe.
Autographed Card Signed, "J H Doolittle" in blue ink, measures 3" x 5" no date or place, Choice Crisp Near Mint.
James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle (December 14, 1896 - September 27, 1993) was an American Aviation Pioneer. A Reserve officer in the United States Army Air Corps, Doolittle was recalled to active duty during World War II and awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor and leadership as commander of the Doolittle Raid. He was eventually promoted to lieutenant general and commanded the Eighth Air Force in Europe.