Lot 932: [D-Day]



2015-07-10 15:43:51

Lot 932: [D-Day]: Renauld Alexandre (1891-1966) French Mayor Of Ste. Mere Eglise Who Witnessed The First Paratroopers Land In Normandy And Liberate The First French Town On D-Day, 6Th June 1944. Vintage Signed 7 X 9 Photograph Of Renauld Walking Outdoors In A Full Length Pose. The Church Of Ste. Mere Eglise Can Be Seen In The Immediate Background. Signed In Black Ink To A Clear Area At The Base Of The Image And Dated September 1963 In His Hand. Again Signed And Inscribed To The Verso, To The Noted Autograph Collector Rev. Cornelius Greenway, 'In Respectful Homage To Rev. Cornelius Greenway D.D. Alexandre Renauld, War-Time Mayor Of Saint Mere Eglise' And Again Dated September 1963 In His Hand. One Very Slight, Minor Corner Crease, Vg Alexandre Renauld Is Portrayed By Georges Wilson In The 1962 War Film The Longest Day, Based On The Book Of The Same Title By Cornelius Ryan. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £80 - 100
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