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Lt. General James M. Gavin Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN
Born: March 22, 1907 in New York City, New York
Died: February 23, 1990 in Baltimore, Maryland
Biography
James M. Gavin (1907-1990) parachuted with his troops during battles in Sicily, Normandy and the Netherlands, becoming known as "The Jumping General". After retiring from the Army, Gavin twice served as President Kennedy's Ambassador to France. After a 1967 visit to Vietnam, he urged negotiations to end the war "by any means available".   
  • LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1968  - HFSID 262836
    LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1968 - HFSID 262836
    James M. Gavin signed this letter, typed on his personalized stationery in 1968, to tell the recipient that "I will do everything possible to turn this country around and to bring about a change of administration in Washington." Matted to 17¼x13¾ in a grey matte with a photo of Gavin in uniform. Gavin, "The Jumping General", parachuted into Sicily, Normandy and the Netherlands with the 82nd Airborne Division.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1969  - HFSID 24173
    LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/11/1969 - HFSID 24173
    JAMES M. GAVIN James M. Gavin sends a typed letter suggesting that the recipient calls his secretary to set up an appointment but he may not be able to accommodate her. Typed Letter Signed: "Jim Gavin", 1p, 7¼x10½. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969 March 11.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/11/1971  - HFSID 172988
    LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/11/1971 - HFSID 172988
    JAMES M. GAVIN James M. Gavin sends a typed letter sending an autographed photograph to Eddie Sousa, owner of the Tahoe Valley Motel. Typed Letter Signed: "James Gavin", 1p, 6¼x8½. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971 May 11. To Eddie Sousa, Owner, Tahoe Valley Motel, Tahoe Valley, California.

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    $160.00

  • LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/25/1984  - HFSID 167521
    LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/25/1984 - HFSID 167521
    JAMES M. GAVIN James M. Gavin sends a typed letter answering questions and recommending some books to read. Typed Letter Signed: "Good Luck/Jim Gavin", 1p, 7¼x10½. Osterville, Massachusetts, 1984 July 25. To Miss June Siracusa, Baldwin, New York.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1958  - HFSID 24174
    LT. GENERAL JAMES M. GAVIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1958 - HFSID 24174
    JAMES M. GAVIN James M. Gavin sends a typed letter suggesting where to obtain an 82nd shoulder patch or stars. Typed Letter Signed: "Jim Gavin", 1p, 6½x8½. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958 September. To Mr. Kenny Lazier, Soquel, California.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

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