Signed first edition of A Soldier’s Story by Omar N. Bradley. Octavo, xiv, , 618pp. Tan cloth, title printed over cloth on spine. Illustrated end papers with maps of the European theater. Inscribed by General Omar Bradley to Rabbi Haim Asa, a refuge from Bulgaria who escaped Nazi prosecution and a long-serving rabbi in Orange County California. Inscription reads: “To Rabbi Haim Asa with best wishes, Omar N. Bradley.” A fine copy, inscribed by General Omar Bradley.
Comments: General Omar Bradley was a decorated army commander during World War II. He commanded the II Corps during the Allied invasion of Sicily, the First Army Group during the invasion of Normandy and ultimately the Twelfth Army Group, which comprised all members of the United States army serving in Western Europe and stands as the largest army formation in history. After WWII, he served as the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He became the last general to be promoted to the rank of General of the Army, with a 5-Star rank.