Arthur T Harris

Arthur T Harris

Reference number:

12813
£135.00

Description:

A lovely original August 1947 South African Marine Corporation typed letter giving a reference to the correspondent, clearly signed at the conclusion in ink by Arthur T Harris

Includes the original envelope and a secondary covering reference letter 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

26x20cm Letter

Condition:

Good. View Images. Folded twice

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About Arthur T Harris

Arthur T Harris

SIR ARTHUR BOMBER HARRIS 1st BARONET GCB OBE AFC autograph d1984. Marshal of the Royal Air Force. He was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) RAF Bomber Command during the latter half of WW2. In 1942, the British cabinet agreed to the "area-bombing" of German cities. He was tasked with implementing Winston Churchills policy and supported the development of tactics and technology to perform the task more effectively. He assisted British Chief of The Air Staff Marshal of the Royal Air Force Charles Portal in carrying out the UKs most devastating attacks against the German infrastructure and population including the Bombing of Dresden. At the outbreak of WW2 in 1939, he took command of No5 Group RAF in England and in February 1942 was appointed head of Bomber Command. He retained that position for the rest of the war. He died aged 91 in 1984.

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Arthur T Harris

Reference number:

7629
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Description:

A good printed photograph laid down onto card, clearly signed in blue ink by Arthur T Harris.

Suitable for mounting and display.

On the reverse of the photo there is a piece of a compliments slip from Arthur T Harris. (This was probably sent in the early 1970s).

 

Certification:

CERTIFICATION ; From an extensive original vintage 1930-1970s sporting / entertainment / military / music-hall autograph collection contained in the scrapbooks of William Holland of Sheffield. He amassed them at the time in-person and through the post. Some items include letters along with original mailing envelopes (addressed to him) and researched newspaper cuttings. AFTAL Dealer No13 and Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

27x21cm Sized Photocard

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