Originally purchased from the estate of a former Air Force One pilot, who flew Kennedy to Ireland.
EAMONN DE VALERA (1882 – 1975) Air Force One Autographed Pamphlet.
John F. Kennedy ‘s visit to Ireland was a truly historical event. This original pamphlet with the American Presidential Seal and Air Force One logo bears the signature of former President of Ireland, Eamon de Valera during President Kennedy’s visit in June of 1963.
Welcome aboard the Presidential Aircraft, 16 pages, 8″ x 8″ with major headings: Comfort and Convenience; What makes an aeroplane fly; General operating procedures; Did you know? and Emergency procedures. John F Kennedy received a rapturous welcome on an emotional visit to his ancestral homeland in County Wexford.
“When my great-grandfather left here to become a cooper in East Boston he carried nothing with him except two things – a strong religious faith and a strong desire for liberty.” – John F. Kennedy