Historical Militaria & Autographs

Lot 208:

WWII JAPANESE EPHEMERA (8)

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Start price: $60

Estimated price: $120 - $200

Auction house commission: 25%

Lot of eight pieces of WWII Pacific war related ephemera, includes a printed copy of the letter from DOUGLAS MACARTHUR, General Headquarters Southwest Pacific Area to the Commander in Chief, Japanese Military Forces in the Philippines, Field Marshal Count Terauchi, with a printed signature from Douglas MacArthur; copy of the ‘Prayer at the surrender of Japan Aboard the USS Missouri, 2 September 1945 by Roland W. Faulk, Chaplain, U.S. Navy; a postally used Japanese postcard, circa 1911, of the ‘Mitsubishi Dock No.2 at Nagasaki’; five Japanese government-issued Philippine peso banknotes; ‘War on Japan’ I.P.R. Pamphlets No. 17, 1945; John Hersey’s book Hiroshima, NY, Knopf, 1946, 118 pages, circa 5 x 8 inches, hardcover, glued to the cover is a postcard of the obliterated city of Hiroshima; copy of Marine Corps Gazette, September, 1945, ‘VJ’ cover, includes articles on street fighting in Japan, Okinawa, Atomic bomb, Navajo Code Talkers, with a map of Japan; a 1945 National Geographic map of the Philippines; and a USPS sheet of 2018 Forever stamps honoring the battleship USS Missouri.

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