Fall Auction 2018 Sale 73
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ANTHONY MCAULIFFE (1898 - 1975) American Army general who held Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, remembered for his reply to a German surrender ultimatum, "Nuts!" Excellent printed D.S., 1p. 4to., [n.p., n.d., ca. 1947], a facsimile copy of the 101st Airborne newsletter distributed to the surrounded division at Bastogne on December 24, 1944. The newsletter contains a morale-boosting account by McAuliffe of the German surrender ultimatum made two days earlier and McAuliffe’s famous response: “Nuts!” McAuliffe has signed at the bottom of the text, beside his facsimile signature. Fine condition.
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Minimum Bid: $160.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $960.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
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