signed first edition Thick 8vo., black cloth in supplied book club dust jacket; 506 pages
1969 · NY
by EISENHOWER, John S.D.
NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. First Edition, first printing. With a special "The Bitter Woods" bookplate on the half-title page with a signed presentation from Eisenhower: "To 1st Sgt. Robert H. Campitell, With warm best wishes. John Eisenhower." Robert H. Campitell, from Pennsylvania, was command sergeant major of the U.S. Army and a World War II veteran serving in the European Theatre of operations with 44 years of active and reserve service. At age 65, he was recalled to active duty out of retirement to serve seven additional months in Operation Desert Storm. Among his many awards and decorations, the highest the Legion of Merit and the Legion of Honor. Eisenhower's book about the famous Battle of the Buldge. Thick 8vo., black cloth in supplied book club dust jacket; 506 pages. Illustrated.. Very Good (minor wear covers; contents clean & tight); some wear, especially spine ends (interior stain down spine) d/j.
(Inventory #: 57371)