Signed in blue ink on The Honorable Discharge Emblem first day cover dated May 9, 1946.
3 5/8" x 6 1/2"
Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was an American
soldier, actor and songwriter. He was one of the most decorated American
combat soldiers of World War II. He received every military combat award for valor available from the United States Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism. Murphy received the Medal of Honor
for valor that he demonstrated at the age of 19 for single-handedly
holding off a company of German soldiers for an hour at the Colmar Pocket in France in January 1945, before leading a successful counterattack while wounded and out of ammunition.