From the estate of Colin Powell, the U.S. Army Infantry, by the Nation Infantry Association, signed on bookplate by Colin Powell.
Quarto, 343pp. Full blue padded vellum, title stamped in gilt on cover, decorative emblem on cover. Full number line on copyright page, this being a revised edition from the first publication in 2007. Illustrated endpapers. Hundreds of color photographs. Includes presentation bookmark from the National Infantry Museum to General Powell and signed bookplate affixed to front endpaper.
Colin Powell (1937-2021) served as the United States Secretary of State during the George W. Bush administration, the first African American to hold the post. He also served as National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan (1987-1989) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989-1993. Powell was discussed as a possible Republican presidential contender in 1996 and 2000, but he declined to run both times. He passed away in 2021, survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Alma Powell.Provenance: Potomac Auction House, Lot 858, Estate of Colin Powell, 2022.