World War II Photograph of Allied Military Leaders
Well, my dad, Colonel Chester B. Hansen, was aide to General Bradley during World War II.
Who's shown here, right.
Yes, and it was taken in Washington, D.C., around 1947 by New York Times photographer George Tames.
And it was after General Bradley was made chief of staff in Washington, D.C.
Exactly, and what do we have down here?
I have Montgomery's signature, Dwight Eisenhower and General Bradley.
I think it's a great conjunction of signatures. I mean, you know, three of the people who essentially were responsible for the winning of the war in Europe. And this is nice because you get a good clear signature of each one. Montgomery of Alamein, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Omar N. Bradley. Eisenhower's is a little rough-edged, like he was a little shaky when he made this. Or maybe the pen didn't work too well on the photo. But I think it's a great World War II signed photo, even though it's later than World War II in date. Any idea what it might be worth?
Not a clue.
I'm figuring about $3,000 or $4,000, actually.
Wow. All right.
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