BRADLEY (OMAR N.) Three typed letters signed ("Brad"), 3 and 14 December 1944 and 16 January 1947; together with a photograph of William Hood Simpson (commander of the US Ninth Army under Bradley), signed and inscribed "T: Bimbo [Dempsey],/ With sincere regards and best wishes./ W.H. Simpson./ Lieutenant General, U.S. Army",  240 x 180 mm., [1944-45]
Lot 201
BRADLEY (OMAR N.)
Three typed letters signed ("Brad"), 3 and 14 December 1944 and 16 January 1947; together with a photograph of William Hood Simpson (commander of the US Ninth Army under Bradley), signed and inscribed "T: Bimbo [Dempsey],/ With sincere regards and best wishes./ W.H. Simpson./ Lieutenant General, U.S. Army", 240 x 180 mm., [1944-45]
£600 - 800
US$ 980 - 1,300

Lot Details
Papers of General Sir Miles Dempsey, GBE, KCB, DSO, MC
BRADLEY (OMAR N.)
Three typed letters signed ("Brad"), to General Sir Miles Dempsey ("Dear Bimbo"), the first two written in December 1944 when he was General of US Twelfth Army and Dempsey General of the Second Army, one just two days before the Germans launched their Ardennes offensive ("...hope that our Allied efforts this year may point the way to happier holiday at home..."), the third when Administrator of the Veterans Association and Dempsey was C-in-C Middle East ("...Your shifts in the British Army have been almost as erratic as ours in this interim post-war period..."), 3 pages, on headed paper, small 4to, 3 and 14 December 1944 and 16 January 1947; together with a photograph of William Hood Simpson (commander of the US Ninth Army under Bradley), signed and inscribed "T: Bimbo [Dempsey],/ With sincere regards and best wishes./ W.H. Simpson./ Lieutenant General, U.S. Army", 240 x 180 mm., [1944-45]
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