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"The Ultimate Trophy" photo autographed by 101st Airborne heroes

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  • Men of the 101st Airborne enjoy the new-found peace in Europe by visiting the ultimate war trophy: Adolf Hitler's "Eagle's Nest," perched 6,017 feet in the Alps, overlooking Berchtesgaden.

    This photo is autographed in black marker by 101st Airborne paratroopers Al Mampre and Dan McBride. The photo features an exclusively designed vintage motif.

    Shipping added in checkout // photo size: 8" x 10" // ships flat in a heavy-duty envelope

  • AL MAMPRE
    101st medic, "Toccoa" man, helped prep paratroopers for D-Day. Joined Easy Company (506th PIR) for Market Garden & Battle of the Bulge. Saved the life of Lt. Brewer, shot by a sniper. The same sniper would wound Al.

    DAN McBRIDE
    F-Company, 502nd PIR, 101st Airborne. Jumped into Normandy on D-Day. Earned three purple hearts: shot in the arm in France, wounded by a mortar in Holland and hit by shrapnel in the Bulge.

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$45 USD

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