Collection WWII Collection of 6 signed black and white
photographs by u-boat captains. Many signers indicated which u-boats
they commanded. There is supporting documentation as to how each of
these autographs were obtained. Most of the autographs were obtained
in Germany as in-person signatures. Each photograph is priced individually
or the entire collection could be purchase at a special price.
Vice Admiral Frederick Ashworth(1912-2005).This offering is one 8 in. x 10 in. B&W photograph of the buyer's choosing. One photo is an image of the second atomic bomb( "Fat Man"), one is Ashworth as a pilot and one is Ashworth in Navy uniform.All images shown above.All are signed by FrederickAshworth either giving his rank of Commander or as Vice Admiral and indicating his role as weaponeer, Bockscar, Nagasaki Aug 6, 1945. Price: Each photograph $139.50.
Atomic Bombers Crew Signatures. Enola Gay, Bockscar, and Great Artiste. A set of 25 Signatures of Crew Members from the Enola Gay, Bockscar, and Great Artiste, the "silver plate" B-29s of the 509th Composite Group, that flew the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb missions that ended World War II. Signers include: Paul Tibbets, Jacob Beser (the only man who flew on both strike planes), Charles Sweeney, Fred Bock, Fred Olivi, Tom Ferebee, and many more. Price:$2,800.
Book-509th Remembered. Written and signed by the authors Robert and Amelia Krauss this is a comprehensive, partially pictoral history of the 509th from its inception until the group departed Tinian after dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. It is among other things a definitive reference work for authentic autographs of members of this group of heroes. Price: $55.00
Bocks Car.The Plane that flew the Nagasaki Mission. Historic Printed Photograph Signed. A beautiful color photograph of the B-29 that carried out the mission on Nagasaki (August 9, 1945). An 8 in. by 10 in., oblong, color photo showing the nose of Bockscar. Signed by seven members of the crew c. early 1990s. The photograph of the plane was reproduced from the original slides taken on Tinian Island sometime in late August 1945, early September 1945, by the engineering officer of the 509th, Carl Garner. Overall, In fine condition. $795
Crew Signed Individual Photographs. Five individual signed B&W photographs
of the crew of the Plane that flew the Nagasaki Mission. (August 9,
1945). Signed by"M/SGT John D. Kuharek Flight Engineer 'Bockscar'
Aug 9, 1945" "Major Charles Sweeney A/C (Airplane Commander)
9,Aug., 1945" "Sgt. Ray Gallagher asst. Flt. Engineer, Great
Artiste, Hiroshima, Aug 6, 1945, Bockscar Nagasaki,Aug. 9, 1945"
, " Capt. CD Albury - Pilot Bockscar Nagasaki -8-9/1945"
"Lt. Fred J. Olivi Co-Pilot Bockscar, Nagaasaki Mission Aug 1945."Overall,
In fine condition.Price: $900.00
Adolf Hitler (1889 1945).Original Photos for framing with Hitler autograph.Hitler was Chancellor of Germany from 1933, and Führer (Leader) of Germany from 1934, until his death. He was leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP), better known as the Nazi Party.Hitler was responsible for the holocaust against Jews and he was all at the same time a political genius, a leader and , along with Joe Stalin, one of the greatest mass murderers in history.This offering consists of an original photograph of Hitler of the buyers choice. Theses are all original photographs taken from Hitler's redoubt know as "The Eagle's Nest.". The photograph will be accompanied by a authentic signature of Hitler suitable for framing with the photograph. Price for one original photograph with a signature. Price:Price on request
The USS Indianapolis. Ship's Photograph
signed by 17 survivors. Although the USS Indianapolis is best
known for the fact that when it was sunk it lead to the largest number
of deaths for a single incident in the history of the US Navy.However,before
that, it was one of the most distinguished ships to serve in the Pacific
War having won 10 battle stars for its distinguished service record
in many of the key battles.This offering is an 8 in x 10 in B&W
photo of the USS Indianapolis that is signed by 17 of the survivors
as shown. the photograph is in excellent condition.
Luftwaffe Aces signed Hitler Invitation Card.Invitation from "The Leader and Chancellor of the Deutchen Reichs." Signed by four aces:Walter Schuck, 206 victories.Wolfgang Spate, 99 VictoriesDiethlem von Eichel, 96 VictoriesErnst-Scheufele, 18 Victories.These aces accounted for 419 Victories.Price:$175.00
Genearl Anthony McAuliffe. (1889-1975). Spectacular 20 in x 14 in signed sepia portrait of The General in military uniform. The portrait is signed Anthony McAuliffe, Maj. Gen, US Army. The portrait is in superb condition. Price: $1500.00
Col. Robert Morgan (1918-1999). His book The Man who Flew the Memphis Belle signed.Book Description: New York: Dutton, May 2001., 2001. First edition, first pritning (per publisher's requsite statement and number line upon copyright page) SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. , 389 pages. Hardcover; H 24.25cm x L 15.75cm. Dust jacket presented in a mylar Brodart protecotor. Black spine with vibrant copper stamped lettering, slate gray boards. A nearly pristine copy in unread condition with an intact dust jacket .The book is signed, "In memory of William Wyler, a good man! Robert Morgan. " William Wyler was the famous Hollywood producer who made the documentary Memphis Belle right after the war and his wife co-produced the 1990 film Memphis Belle.Price:$245.00
GeorgeS. Patton, Jr.This letter is the only letter we have ever offered, in which, Patton mentions that he and his army are actively killing Germans. This is mentioned in a hand written post script to the letter. We know of no more quintisenstial Patton letter and a must for Patton collectors.Price: $25,000
[ George S. Patton, Jr.] Color Print by Michael Gnatek titled Patton in North Africa 1943 and signed by the artist Micheal Gnatek.This print now very difficult to find because of the popularity of images like this of General Patton.Price: $550.00
Johannes Eugen Rommel
(15 November 1891 14 October 1944), popularly known as the
Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs), was a German Field Marshal of World
War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies
he fought. This
offering is an award document to a soldier in the Afrika Corps on
an 8x10 paper. Signed or approved by Rommel. The document shows normals
signs of aging but is in otherwise good condition. Price: $1200
Charles W. Sweeney (1919-2004). Major General Sweeney was a key member of the 509th Composite Bomb Group (the atomic bombers) and he is the only pilot to fly both combat missions in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sweeney was the pilot of Bocks Car on the Nagasaki strike mission.This offering is a copy of his scarce signed book, War's End.Book Description: Avon Books, New York, 1997. Binding is Hard Cover. Book Condition: Nearly new. First Edition. Book written by the last General to command an atomic mission. This book describes the author's involvement in both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing runs, capturing the hopes and fears of that period at the end of World War II. Illustrated in black and white. Includes a personalized inscription and is signed by the author Charles W. Sweeney. Black boards with red spine, 290 pages, illustrated dust jacket. The book looks and feels nearly new. The jacket is not price clipped and is in nearly new condition. Price:$175.00
Commander James Stockdale and Sybil Stockdale.This listing is a 11 in. x 14 in. B&W lithograph by Ortega that is signed in pencil by both James and Sybil Stockdale.It also depicts an image of the plane Commander Stockdale was flying when he was shot down over Vietnam.Price:$275.00
Erich Topp(1914-2005). Successful German U-Boat commander WW II.This offering is a photoreproduction of a poster of Erich Topp (as shown), Topp has designated on the poster the # of the U-boats he commanded in WW II.Price:$225.00
Wavell, Sir Archibald(1883-1950). British Field Marshall who fought throught WW II in North Africa and Burma.This offer is an autograph letter concerning his anthology of poetry and included with that letter is a copy (1941) of his famous lectures on Generals and Generalship.Rommel carried a leather bound copy of these lectures throughout the war and Rommel's copy was presented to Mrs. Wavell by Mrs. Rommel after the war. Both the letter and the book are in excellent conditioin. Price: $1500.00.