Lot 381: United States Army general (1898–1975) who commanded the force defending Bastogne, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. He was famous for his brief reply to a German surrender ultimatum: 'Nuts!' Matte-finish 8 x 10 portrait of McAuliffe in his decorated US Army uniform, signed in white ink, "A. C. McAuliffe." Stamped on the reverse with a caption and US Army credit. In fine condition, with creasing to left edge and upper corners.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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