"Help From the Heavens" photo autographed by Dick Bonelli
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A Navy F4U-4 Corsair performs a napalm strike in support of the Marines at the Chosin Reservoir, December 1950.
This photo is autographed in black marker by Silver Star recipient Richard Bonelli, one of the legendary Marines who fought on "Fox Hill" during the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir.The photo features an exclusively designed vintage motif.
Shipping added in checkout // photo size: 8" x 10" // ships flat in a heavy-duty envelope
19-year-old Dick Bonelli was one of the 220 Fox Company Marines who helped hold the Tokfong Pass, a vital corridor needed so 8,000 of their fellow Marines could escape south from the Chinese onslaught. Over a five day period, Bonelli and the men of Fox Company would fend off an entire Chinese regiment. For his actions in combat, he would be awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.
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