GENERAL GEORGE C. KENNEY AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED, "GEN. GEORGE C. KENNEY," TO AVIATION HISTORIAN/COLLECTOR SENDING SOME OF HIS PERSONAL MILITARY RIBBONS AND PATCHES WORN IN WWI AND WWII. In Part: "Here are a few things associated with my career. Some ribbons from both World Wars. A Far East Air Force Patch, a single star that I wore as a Brigadier General and a three star pin when I was a Lieut. Gen. I should have some 2 and 4 star pins around but I can't find them. If I come across them later on I'll send them to you...Sincerely, Gen. Goerge C. Kenney." He eventually sent both his personal 5th Air Force Patch and Far East Air Force Patch. And he sent five of his medals.
General Kenney was known for his use of new weapons, and attack aviation tactics and was responsible for the development of a technique for mounting .30 caliber machine guns on the wings of a DH.4. An important improvement in the success of fighter pilot combat missions.
GEORGE C. KENNEY was a fighter pilot during WWI who flew over 70 combat
missions and is credited with two aerial victories, winning both the Silver
Star and the Distinguished Service Cross. Between
the wars he was responsible for the development of a technique
for mounting .30 caliber machine guns on the wings of a DH.4. He later taught
classes of attack aviation at the
$1200 #10201 (WE ALSO HAVE OTHER AMAZING GENERALS KENNEY AND MACARTHUR ITEMS IN STOCK)
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