TAYLOR, MAXWELL D. (1901-87)
Four star US Army general and diplomat. He served with distinction in WWII, most notably as commander of the 101st Airborne Division, nicknamed “the Screaming Eagles”.
ANS – Autograph Note Signed; Inscribed, signed and dated imprinted personal notepaper. Accompanied by a 1959 newswire black and white glossy image on the occasion of his retirement.
After the war, Taylor served as the fifth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, having been appointed by President John F. Kennedy. He was the father of biographer/historian John Maxwell Taylor and of military historian and author Thomas Happer Taylor.