1945 Print Legion Honor Army General Lattre de Tassigny French World War II CON1

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This is an original 1945 color print of Major General Arthur R. Wilson being presented with the Legion of Honor by General D'Armee de Lattre de Tassigny. The Legion of Honor is a French order established originally by Napoleon Bonaparte, and is the highest order in France. Wilson's insignia is a necklace, which would make him a Commandeur (Commander) in the order. Please see additional images and note that this explanatory paragraph will accompany the print.

"Conad History" (Continental Advance) was created to preserve the history of the United States Army supply forces, and to provide a basis for future studies by the United States War Department. The book covered the continental advance, communications zones, the European theater of operations, and the United States Army during 1944 and 1945. The Conad staff began in Africa and traveled to central Europe where they finished.

CONDITION

This 66+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 13 inches; 24 x 33 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Herrmann, Rudolf. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

Keywords specific to this image: Commanding General, French First Army, honor, medal, ribbon

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