Jun 15, 2023 - Sale 2641

Sale 2641 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
MACARTHUR, DOUGLAS. Typed Letter Signed, to Colonel George T. Bowman ("My dear Colonel Bowman"), expressing appreciation on the part of the War Department for his service, listing some salient decorations Bowman received during his career in the Army, and wishing him many years in which to enjoy his retirement. 1 page, 4to, "War Department" stationery; 3 punch holes in left margin reinforced on verso, horizontal folds. Washington, 6 July 1933

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". . . In reviewing your record I note the many commendatory remarks of the officers with whom you served . . . . You were awarded a citation for your exceptionally meritorious and conspicuous service as Chief of Personnel Division . . . by the Commander in Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces, and you also received the French Legion of Honor (Officer) and the Distinguished Service Medal . . . ."