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Lot 80. J. J. Jocko Clark. (1893-1971). Admiral in the United States Navy, who commanded aircraft carriers during World War II. He was the first Native American to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. During World War II, Clark commanded the carriers Suwannee and Yorktown. He was later promoted to Vice Admiral and rose to command the 7th Fleet.

Signed book: Carrier Amerial. By Admiral J. J. "Jocko" Clark with Clark G. Reynolds. 6.5x9, hard cover, jacket with $6.95 price intact. New York: David McKay Company, 1967. 335 pages, indexed. Presumed first edition. Signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen ink, "14 May, 1968. To Lieutenant John B. Mack with all good wishes and best regards from his friend. J. J. Jocko Clark."

Admiral Clark writes expertly about his experiences during WWII and Korea. In very good condition. Jacket chipped along edges.

MB. $40. Est. $95

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