May Militaria & Autographs Auction
(1885-1966) Fleet admiral for the U.S. Navy in World War II. Typed document signed, ‘The Action Between the French and British Fleets off Cape Henry. September 5, 1781’, signed by C.W. Nimitz, n.d., 10.5 x 8 inches, minor stain at left margin. Included in lot is copy of the book ‘Nimitz’, by E.B. Potter, Naval Institute Press, 1976, hardcover, 507 pages, 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Dust jacket has some loss and tears. Book bears unrelated dedication to previous owner on half title page.