GENERAL LYMAN L. LEMNITZER - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 11/22/1956 - HFSID 286469
Sale Price $180.00
LYMAN L. LEMNITZER
General Lyman L. Lemnitzer filled out and signed his personal check in 1956
Check signed: "L.L.Lemnitzer" as a General of the U.S. ARMY. 8x3. November 22, 1956. Check no. 3689 for $5, payable to Major David McK. Peterson Post no. 254, drawn on The Honesdale National Bank check, Honesdale, Pennsylvania. In June of1942, Lemnitzer (1899-1988) was promoted to Brigadier General in command of the 34th Anti-Aircraft Brigade and soon received appointment as Assistant Chief of Staff of the Allied Forces Headquarters under General Dwight D. Eisenhower in London. After aiding in the planning of the North African invasion, he resumed command of the 34th in February of 1943 and led it in the opening phases of General Patton's Sicilian Campaign. In late June 1943, he became Deputy Chief of Staff of the Allied 15th Army Group (U.S. 7th, British 8th) under General Sir Harold R.L.G. Alexander. He was promoted to Major General in November 1944. After the war, Lemnitzer was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1960-1963) and Supreme Allied Commander of NATO (1963-1969). Bank processing stamp on front. Lightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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