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MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM "BILLY" MITCHELL - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 07/06/1921 - HFSID 202426

WILLIAM "BILLY" MITCHELL His criticism of the military air service and advocacy of an independent U.S. Air Force, got him court-martialed and a Congressional Medal of Honor. Partly Printed Check signed: "Wm. Mitchell", 1p, 6¼x2¾. The Merchants Bank of Washington, D.C., 1921 July 6.

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Condition: fine condition
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WILLIAM "BILLY" MITCHELL
His criticism of the military air service and advocacy of an independent U.S. Air Force, got him court-martialed and a Congressional Medal of Honor.
Partly Printed Check signed: "Wm. Mitchell", 1p, 6¼x2¾. The Merchants Bank of Washington, D.C., 1921 July 6. Filled out by the World War I Air Force commander to "Q.M. Supply Officer" for $39.34. Endorsed on verso by the Quarter Master Supply Office. Rubber stamped on front that this check "is in payment of an obligation to the United States." Mitchell, a vocal proponent of supremacy of air power, was court-martialed in 1925 for criticizing the management of the military air service. A Special Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded posthumously to Mitchell in 1946. The inscription reads: "Award of the Congress August 8, 1946 for Outstanding Pioneer Service and Foresight in field of American Military Aviation". 2 cancellation holes nick the first loop of "W". Left edge torn off check, affecting the word "Pay". Show through of endorsement stamp on verso touches "Wm". Overall, fine condition.

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