1953 Korean War Photo Album - Major General Frank H. Partridge
0. Hardcover, Folio - over 12. Photographic Image, 1953 Korean War Photo Album - Major General Frank H. Partridge Major General Frank H. Partridge - In 1917 was appointed a 2nd Lieutenant of Infantry. He served two tours of duty in the Philippines in between WWI & WWII. During WWII he was promoted to Colonel and became the commanding officer of the 355th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry Division at Camp Carson, Colorado. In December of 1942 he was named the Assistant Division Commander of the 97th Infantry Division, Camp Swift, Texas, and subsequently promoted to Brigadier General. He accompanied the 97th Division to the European Theater of Operations in January of 1945 and at the end of the war in Europe moved with the Division to Japan as part of the occupation forces. While in Japan he reverted to his permanent rank of Colonel. In 1950 he was reappointed to the rank of Brigadier General and commanded Camp Roberts, California. Upon reactivation of the 7th Armored Division he assumed command of the Division and was promoted to Major General in 1952. The lot consists of: A large 13" x 13" photo album of Major General Frank H. Partridge - The album is in good condition overall. 105 photos are all approx. 5"x7" + 6 8x10 photos. There are a total of 111 of items: Korean Soldiers, Prisoners, U.S. Troops, Artillery, Aircraft, Sunken Ships, Villagers and much more. Another album 11"x14" of 8x10 Glossy Photos relating to Major General Frank H. Partridge. Many are unmarked and appear to be from the early 1950's. Some are marked on the back, but the majority are not. Photos are of Partridge in Korea and California, the 7th Armored Division and more. 19.5" x 14.25" calligraphic Certificate of Appreciation, in English & Korean, signed by the Mayor of Seoul Korea, Tai Sun Kim, dated 5 April 1953, awarded to Major General Frank Partridge, Deputy Commander Sixth Army. Large/ oversized birthday card from 1952, "Happy Birthday Boss" , presented to Partridge. Very Good.
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Book number: 99ou
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 453.25 | £UK 395.25 | JP¥ 54193]