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Wedemeyer | Albert C. [Admiral John S. McCain Jr.]

Wedemeyer Reports!

First Edition | First Printing



First edition of Wedemeyer Reports! by General Albert C. Wedemeyer, inscribed to Admiral John S. McCain, Jr.

Octavo, xii, [2], 497pp. Blue cloth, title in red on spine. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Twelve photographic pages at center of volume. Solid text block, dust remnants to top edge, a near fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, price-clipped, light wear to edges, bright panels, a near fine example. Inscribed on the front free endpaper “To Admiral John S. McCain / It is a pleasure to inscribe this book to one of America’s most distinguished Admirals. A.C. Wedemeyer.”

Admiral John S. McCain, Jr. (1911-1981) served in the United States Navy for 45 years. He was the son of Admiral John S. McCain, Sr., a four-star admiral who commanded South Pacific aircraft operations in World War II, and the father of Senator John McCain. During the Vietnam War, Admiral McCain was Commander-in-Chief of all U.S. forces in the Vietnam theater and an ardent supporter of the Vietnamization policy of President Nixon. McCain retired in 1972 and died of a heart attack in 1981. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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New York


The Devin-Adair Company


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine

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Near Fine


Wedemeyer | Albert C. [Admiral John S. McCain Jr.]


[Admiral John S. McCain Jr.]

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