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Four military leaders sign a philatelic envelope commemorating the Medal of Honor.
Philatelic Envelope signed: "J.H. Doolittle," "M.B. Ridgway," "W.C. Westmoreland" and "Cl. L. Powell", 6½x3½. First Day Cover commemorating the Medal of Honor, the highest U.S. military award, 20-cent Medal of Honor stamp affixed, postmarked Washington, D.C., June 7, 1983 FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. JAMES H. DOOLITTLE was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading the first raid over Tokyo in WORLD WAR II (1942). MATTHEW B. RIDGWAY succeeded MacArthur as Allied Commander of the U.N. forces in the Far East during the KOREAN WAR (1951). WILLIAM C. WESTMORELAND commanded the U.S. Military Assistance Command in South Vietnam during the VIETNAM WAR (1964-1968). COLIN L. POWELL was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989-1993) during the GULF WAR. Fine condition.

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Born: December 14, 1896 in Alameda, California
Died: September 27, 1993 in Pebble Beach, California

Film Credits
2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (Other), 2008 Great Planes (Other), 2006 Pritzker Military Library Presents (Other), 2005 War Stories with Oliver North (Other), 2003 Failure Is Not an Option (Other), 2002 A Man Called Jones: The Real Virgil Hilts (Other), 2001 History Undercover: One Hour Over Tokyo (Other), 1994 D-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official Story (Other), 1973 The World at War (in person), 1973 The 45th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1960 The Twentieth Century (in person), 1956 Air Power (in person), 1955 Person to Person (in person), 1945 Army Air Forces - Pacific (in person), 1944 Tunisian Victory (Other), 1944 Attack in the Pacific (Other)

Born: March 3, 1895 in Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
Died: July 26, 1993 in Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania

Born: March 26, 1914 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina
Died: July 18, 2005 in Charleston, South Carolina

Film Credits
2010 Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible (Other), 2008 Shooting Grunts (in person), 2008 Inside the Vietnam War (Other), 2007 Oswald's Ghost (Other), 2006-2012 60 Minutes (Other), 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (in person), 1998 Cold War (in person), 1995 Vietnam: Coming to Terms (in person), 1992 Bob Hope's Four-Star Christmas Fiesta from San Antonio (in person), 1990 Vietnam: The Call of Duty (in person), 1984 Don't Ask Me, Ask God (in person), 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (in person), 1979 The War at Home (Other), 1976 Donahue (in person), 1974 Hearts and Minds (in person), 1971 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1970 No Substitute for Victory (in person), 1968 In the Year of the Pig (Other), 1966 Mary Martin: Hello, Dolly! Round the World (in person), 1960 What's My Line (in person)

Born: April 5, 1937 in New York City, New York

Film Credits
2014 The World Wars (in person), 2014 Mike & Mike (Other), 2014 Breath of Freedom (in person), 2013 The World According to Dick Cheney (Other), 2013 The Iraq War (in person), 2013 Channel 4 News (in person), 2013 American Graduate Day (in person), 2012-2013 CBS This Morning (in person), 2012-2013 America's Book of Secrets (in person), 2012 World Business Satellite (in person), 2012 Top Priority: The Terror Within (Other), 2012 The Hunt for Bin Laden (Other), 2012 OnePeople: The Celebration (in person), 2012 More Than a Dream (in person), 2012 Modern Spies (Other), 2012 Kriegsversprechen II - Terrormanagement im 21. Jahrhundert (Other), 2012 Hannity (in person), 2012 Fox and Friends (in person), 2011/I Ethos (Other), 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Other), 2011 The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell (Other), 2011 Putin, Russia and the West (in person), 2011 Piers Morgan Tonight (in person), 2011 National Memorial Day Concert (in person), 2010/I Fair Game (Other), 2010 Turmoil & Triumph: The George Shultz Years (in person), 2010 The War You Don't See (Other), 2010 Nuclear Tipping Point (in person), 2010 National Memorial Day Concert (in person), 2010 José María Aznar. Una batalla inacabada (in person), 2010 Good Morning America (in person), 2010 For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (in person), 2010 America: The Story of Us (in person), 2010 60 Minutes (in person), 2009 Yes We Will! BET's Inaugural Celebration BET (in person), 2009 Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W (Other), 2009 Transcendent Man (in person), 2009 Pääministeri (Other), 2009 National Geographic Explorer (Other), 2009 Iran and the West (in person), 2009 Entertainment Tonight (in person), 2009 Anthrax War (in person), 2008-2012 Tavis Smiley (in person), 2008-2011 Frontline (Other), 2008 We Have a Dream (in person), 2008 Today (in person), 2008 The O'Reilly Factor (Other), 2008 The Black List: Volume One (in person), 2008 Superpower (Other), 2008 Leading to War (in person), 2008 History of the National Security State (Other), 2008 Fabled Enemies (Other), 2008 Being W (in person), 2008 Ballou (in person), 2007 War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death (Other), 2007 The Kingdom (Other), 2007 Taxi to the Dark Side (Other), 2007 Taking Liberties (Other), 2007 No End in Sight (Other), 2007 National Memorial Day Concert (in person), 2007 Loose Change: Final Cut (in person), 2007 La nit al dia (in person), 2007 La nit al dia (Other), 2007 King: Man of Peace in a Time of War (in person), 2007 A Mighty Heart (Other), 2006 Shut Up & Sing (Other), 2006 Now (in person), 2006 My Travels with Diana (Other), 2006 Jonathan Dimbleby (in person), 2006 Gomorron (in person), 2006 CMT: True Grit (in person), 2006 ...So Goes the Nation (Other), 2005-2012 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (in person), 2005 Why We Fight (Other), 2005 Truth, Lies and Intelligence (in person), 2005 This Week (in person), 2005 Out of Africa: Heroes and Icons (in person), 2005 Lykketoft finale (Other), 2005 Letter to the President (Other), 2005 First Command (in person), 2005 Favouritism (Other), 2005 Charlie Rose (in person), 2005 Beyond Treason (Other), 2005 Aristide and the Endless Revolution (in person), 2004-2010 The View (in person), 2004-2010 Larry King Live (in person), 2004 Uncovered: The War on Iraq (Other), 2004 TV2 nyhederne (in person), 2004 TV-Avisen (in person), 2004 The World According to Bush (in person), 2004 The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (Other), 2004 Paula Zahn Now (in person), 2004 Michael Moore, el gran agitador (Other), 2004 Le grand complot (Other), 2004 Le 11 septembre n'a pas eu lieu... (Other), 2004 Inside the U.S. Secret Service (Other), 2004 Go' aften Danmark (in person), 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 (Other), 2004 Europe & USA: Behind the Scenes of a Political Rupture (in person), 2004 Der durstige Planet (Other), 2004 Danmark i krig (Other), 2004 Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... b_egins to Die (Other), 2004 CBS Evening News with Dan Rather (in person), 2004 Caiga quien caiga - CQC (in person), 2004 Berlin Mitte (in person), 2004 Anderson Cooper 360° (in person), 2003-2008 Meet the Press (in person), 2003-2004 BBC World News (in person), 2003 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Other), 2003 Sabine Christiansen (in person), 2003 Get Up, Stand Up (Other), 2003 CIA: Secret Wars (Other), 2003 Breakfast with Frost (in person), 2002-2011 60 Minutes (Other), 2002-2004 Frontline (in person), 2002 Caiga quien caiga (in person), 2002 America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (in person), 2001 Ronald Reagan: The Hollywood Years, the Presidential Years (in person), 2001 Princess Diana: The Uncrowned Queen (Other), 2000-2003 PBS NewsHour (in person), 2000 The American President (in person), 2000 Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000 (Other), 1999 The 71st Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1998 Vietnam: A Marine Perspective (Other), 1998 Janet: The Velvet Rope (in person), 1997 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (in person), 1997 Talking with David Frost (Performer), 1997 Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (in person), 1997 JAG (in person), 1996 The Gulf War (in person), 1996 Courage Under Fire (Other), 1995-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (in person), 1995 The Speeches of Nelson Mandela (Other), 1995 25th Anniversary Essence Awards (in person), 1994 The Holocaust: In Memory of Millions (Other), 1994 Coming Out Under Fire (Other), 1993 Bob Hope: The First 90 Years (in person), 1992 The Panama Deception (Other), 1992 The Horrors of War (Other), 1992 The Buffalo Soldiers (in person), 1991 Yellow Ribbon Party (in person), 1991 This Week (in person), 1991 Operation Welcome Home (in person), 1991 Desert Storm: The War b_egins (Other)

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