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#4102 - Dwight D. Eisenhower 'Operation Monsoon' Cigarette Box Estimate: $200+

Presented to his White House Chief of Staff

Jade-colored leather cigarette box commemorating President Eisenhower's international tour in December 1959 ("Operation Monsoon"), measuring 6.75 x 5 x 2 closed, featuring a gilt-stamped map of the trip on the cover, headed, "Trip of Dwight D. Eisenhower, December 3, to December 22, 1959," with the name of the recipient below, "Wilton B. Persons." Persons served as a special assistant to Eisenhower at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe from 1951-1952, and became his White House Chief of Staff in 1958. Inside the lid are statistics for the Pan Am "Jet Clipper - Tradewind" aircraft that made the 18,520-mile journey through Europe and the Middle East, with stops in Italy, Vatican City, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Greece, Tunisia, France, Spain, and Morocco.




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