George Mendonsa Signed Card – COA PSA/DNAGo Back
George Mendonsa (or alternatively according to certain sources Mendonça) of Newport, Rhode Island, on leave from the USS The Sullivans (DD-537), was watching a movie with his future wife, Rita Petry, at Radio City Music Hall when the doors opened and people started screaming the war was over. George and Rita joined the partying on the street, but when they could not get into the packed bars decided to walk down the street. It was then that George saw a woman in a white dress walk by and took her into his arms and kissed her, “I had quite a few drinks that day and I considered her one of the troops—she was a nurse.”
Presented is a 2012 Panini Golden Age card #4 autographed on the front by Mendonsa in blue felt tip (“9”). It was encapsulated as authentic by PSA/DNA.
Authentication: PSA/DNA Encapsulated