The War Musuem

World War II:

World War II:

The Pacific Theater,

Including the Original

Iwo Jima Monument

Auction - February 22, 2013

New York Tel. (212) 644-9001 The War Museum


COLLECTORS - HISTORIANS – CURATORS: “MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS THIS IS NO DRILL” 1


From the private War Museum Collection of Rodney Hilton Brown – Most items with museum exhibition history – Rare artifacts and National Treasures never seen on the market.*


Auction eCATALOGS Available: RHBrown@thewarmuseum.com


Felix de Weldon’s 1st Iwo Jima Monument, 1st Sculpture, orders, tools, photos, 1945/2012.


PEARL HARBOR – USS ARIZONA – WAR at SEA



Artifacts from the most famous Warships in Naval History: USS ARIZONA – USS WASP – USS ENTERPRISE – PT 109 – USS CALIFORNIA – USS NEVADA – USS SARATOGA


SUBMARINE WARFARE



WAR IN THE AIR



WAR IN THE JUNGLE – CBI – ISLANDS



Battle for IWO JIMA & the Marine Corps



HIROSHIMA & PEACE


1945 original copy of the Enola Gay Log (i.e. the Log formerly in the collection of the late Malcolm Forbes). The War Museum’s Log is the only surviving copy of the Log, in its original and unaltered condition -- just as it was when it was came straight off the Enola Gay when the plane returned from dropping the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945 – and before it was altered several days later by Capt. Lewis and “Atomic” Bill Laurence – from a “Deak” Parsons group in this section.


PROPAGANDA & CURIOSITIES



Bonhams Contacts: Tom Lamb – (917) 206-1647 books.us@bonhams.com

Gregg Dietrich – (917) 206 1695 maritime.us@bonhams.com

Matthew Haley – (917) 399-3555 matthew.haley@bonhams.com


* Rodney Hilton Brown will donate ten percent of the proceeds from the auction sale of the first Iwo Jima Monument and his World War II: the Pacific Theater collection to the MARINE CORPS – LAW ENFORCEMENT FOUNDATION, www.mc-lef.org.

1 - “MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS..............THIS IS NO DRILL” was the famous announcement over the Navy loudspeakers to the sailors of the fleet at the beginning of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor at 7:45 AM on the morning of December 7, 1941 - ”The Day That Shall Live in Infamy” (FDR).