"Short Snorter" Signed By Eleanor Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Bradley  & Others

Eleanor Roosevelt with General Dwight D. Eisenhower During WWII

This Irish Government One Pound Note served as a "short snorter" in WWII and was signed by a number of dignitaries including Eleanor Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar N. Bradley, White House Press Secretary Steve Early, Secretary of The Navy Frank Knox, Captain Harry Butcher (Ike's Aide), W.A. Julian, Treasurer of the United States, James A. Jacobsen,  Special Assistant to the Director of the War Production Board, Almon Roth, Stamford University Comptroller, George S. Clarke, the last officer to leave Bataan, and Owen Dixon, the Australian Ambassador to the United States.  The other signatures are undecipherable. The circumstances under which the names were collected are not known.   For a detailed explanation of "short snorters," see the Harry Hopkins listing above.



Signature of Eleanor RooseveltSignature

Signature of Dwight D. Eisenhower

Signature of Omar N. Bradley

Signature of Frank Knox