Lot 395: One of Japan's most skilled fliers, Fuchida (1902–1976) commanded the air attack against Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and was the last to leave the battle area. After World War II, Fuchida converted to Christianity and became a nondenominational preacher, traveling frequently to America and later becoming a US citizen. Blue ballpoint signature, "Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida," on an off-white 3.75 x 2.5 notebook page, adding his signature in Japanese, as well as "Luke 23:34." In fine condition, with light overall toning and some trivial soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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