Add this low-mintage, clad commemorative 2013 half dollar honoring Omar Bradley and Henry “Hap” Arnold to your collection. These WWII leadersare two of only 5 military commanders who have received the 5-star rank during modern times.
- General Henry “Hap” Arnold – Father of the Air Force – Arnold learned to fly from the Wright brothers while in the Signal Corps. He pioneered the airplane radio’s use to report observations, organized aerial fire patrol in the West and became Chief of the Army Air Forces, overseeing WWII air campaigns in the Pacific & European theaters.
- General Omar N. Bradley – Nicknamed the GI’s general – Bradley looked out for GIs serving under him. He commanded soldiers in North Africa, Sicily and watched from a ship in the Atlanticas his men waded ashore during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.
Each lustrous Choice Uncirculated half dollar displays the two 5-star generals on the obverse and the heraldic crest of Fort Leavenworth Lamp on the reverse. With a mere 38,097 struck and no longer available from the mint, this one-year-only commemorative is sure to highlight your collection.
- Year: 2013
- Commemorative Series: 5-Star Generals (2013)
- Product Type: Single Products
- Mint Mark: Denver
- Material: Clad