$120.00

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Description: Retired General Mark Clark writes in this typed letter signed: “Thanks so much for your letter of April 56th. I do appreciate your writing me of the booklet “Road to Rome” which I gave your brother. I hope he’s well and that you’ll give him my warm regards. I think the greatest pleasure in life these days is hearing from and meeting up with the men who served me so well in the Mediterranean Campaign and in Korea. Thanks for remembering me on my 76th birthday, which is today. The Citadel is having ceremonies and a reception for me, so we’ll have a good day. All my best wishes.” The 76 year old Clark has signed in a rather shaky hand… “Mark Clark”.

A photograph accompanies the letter which we can only assume depicts General Clark pinning a medal on the letter recipient’s brother.

11″ x 8 1/2″, photograph: 4″ x 5″.┬áItem #A01642

Mark Wayne Clark (1896-1984) served in World War I, World War II and in the Korean War. He was the youngest 4-star Army General during World War II.

Condition: Mailing fold lines, letter was stored in one of those ubiquitous “sticky” page photo albums and the glue from the page has migrated to the recto of the letter leaving light tidy stripes. Otherwise very good.