General Henry H. Arnold and General Omar N. Bradley are two of the most distinguished generals America has ever had. This commemorative was issued in their honor.
- Contains Copper/Nickel bonded to an inner core of pure Copper.
- PCGS encapsulation guarantees the PR-69 condition.
- The First Strike designation ensures that the coin was received by PCGS within the first 30 days of release from the mint.
- Obverse: Features Henry "Hap" Arnold on the left and Omar N. Bradley on the right
- Reverse: Shows the heraldic crest of Fort Leavenworth.
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Arnold holds the distinction of being the only officer in the history of our nation to earn both the ranks of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. He graduated from West Point in 1907 and received pilot training in 1911 from none other than the Wright Brothers themselves, who were also featured on commemorative U.S. coins in 2003. Arnold was one of our nation's strongest advocates for air power and was the first person to deliver U.S. mail by air.
General Omar N. Bradley was an exceptional leader, and educator during his tenure in the Army. He was a senior field commander in North Africa and Europe during WWII. Bradley had command of all U.S. ground forces invading Germany, from storming the beaches of Normandy, right to the end of the war. After WWII he went on to serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the beginning of the Korean War. General Bradley was the last of only nine people to hold a five-star rank in the United States Armed Forces.