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NORSTAD, Lauris (1907-1988). American general; Supreme Allied Commander Europe.
Typewritten Letter Signed ('Lauris') to Field Marshal Sir John Harding, 1 page 4to, on writing paper of the Allied Powers Europe (filing holes in margin), 27 July 1956. Thanking Harding for congratulations on his succession [as Supreme Allied Commander Europe], and offering hope that Harding will be 'successful in finding a workable solution to the serious problem with which you are dealing'.
Harding was at this time military governor of Cyprus, where he sought, largely unsuccessfully, to bring about peace between the Greek and Turkish factions.

£55 [No: 23727]
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