Título: Signature and Rank.
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
U.S. Navy admiral who served as chief of naval operations (1933-37) and as U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union (1941-43). Huge, bold "WH Standley / Admiral / U.S. Navy / Commanding Battle Force / U.S. Fleet" in blue fountain pen, 6" X 8" (lettersheet), n.p., n.y. . Near fine. Mounting traces on verso. On "Commander Battle Force / United States Fleet / U.S.S. California, Flagship" letterhead featuring blue four-star flag. Standley only held this position for less than two months in 1933 before being appointed chief of naval operations by President Roosevelt -- making this handsome piece choice and unusual. N° de ref. de la librería 31433
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