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(1) Devlin, Gerard M.; "Back to Corregidor, America Retakes the Rock"; New York, St. Martin's Press; 1992; first edition; retains dust jacket; [261 pgs]; signed on half-title page "Hilton Head SC, April 7, 1993 - To my fellow student of World War II military history, John R. Elliott and his daughter, Sarah Anne, with my best regards. Gerard M. Devlin Major, U. S. Army, retired"; together with hand-written note by Vice Admiral F. W. Rockwell, USN (retired) to Mr. Elliott (Rockwell was in command of the 16th Naval district, including the Philippines, when the Japanese took the Philippines, forcing the evacuation of American troops - which caused MacArthur to pledge "I Shall Return"); this is the story of the American paratrooper mission to re-take Corregidor; very minor wear; 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"; (1) Devlin, Gerard M.; "Paratrooper! The saga of U.S. Army and Marine parachute and glider combat troops during World War II"; New York; St. Martin's Press; 1979; retains dustjacket; [717 pgs]; signed and dedicated on title page: Hilton Head, S. C. April 27, 1993 To my fellow military historian, John R. Elliott, and to his daughter, Sarah Anne, with my best regards... Gerard M. Devlin Major U. S. Army, Retired"; together with envelope of items sent to the collector by the author, including a hand signed, typewritten note; rear-flap of dustjacket has handwritten note from the collector; very minor dustjacket wear; 9 1/2" x 6 1/4", VG+
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(2) WW2 BOOKS, SIGNED GERARD DEVLIN, PARATROOPER /

Estimate $75 - $125
165d
22h
11m
42s
$51 bid
Starting Price $5
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