GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR - PROGRAM SIGNED - HFSID 155693
Sale Price $680.00
Program and menu from the 1955 annual dinner of the National Association of Manufacturers, signed "Best regards" by MacArthur. MacArthur was made chairman of Remington Rand in 1952.
Program signed: "Best regards-/Douglas Mac Arthur". B/w and red with yellow cover of heavy yellow paper, 8p including cover, 9¾x12½, bound with staples. Program and menu from the 1955 NAM (National Association of Manufacturers) dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, held on Dec. 9, 1955. MacArthur was made chairman of Remington Rand in 1952; it merged with Sperry to form Sperry Rand in 1955; it's now a part of Unisys. Remington Rand made computers, office equipment and electric razors. MacArthur (1880-1964, born in Little Rock, Arkansas) commanded U.S. Army forces in the Far East (1941-1942), becoming Allied Supreme Commander in the Southwest Pacific in 1942. In December 1944, he was promoted to 5-star General of the Army. General MacArthur later accepted the surrender of Japan aboard the battleship Missouri on September 2, 1945. MacArthur became Supreme Commander of United Nations forces in Korea in 1950. After he issued an unauthorized statement containing a veiled threat to expand the war into China if the Communist side refused to come to terms and continued to support an expansion of the war, President Truman relieved MacArthur of his command on April 11, 1951. Lightly toned and soiled. Rounded corners. Otherwise, fine condition.
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