David Thatcher Autograph

David Thatcher was a member of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II, and was a part of the legendary Doolittle Raid. He was born on July 31, 1921, in Bridger, Montana. He joined the army in 1940, and was trained as an engineer in the Air Corps. In 1942, he was selected to participate in the Doolittle Raid, a bombing raid on Tokyo, Japan, which was carried out in retaliation to the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. More about David Thatcher

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Current items with a signature of David Thatcher

These are the most current items with a signature of David Thatcher that were listed on eBay and on other online stores - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnailDavid Thatcher Doolittle Raider SIGNED Patriotic Cover & Anniversary Cancel$27.00logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher Doolittle Raiders Autographed 8x10 Photo Autograph Picture$49.95logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed 1942 WWII Doolittle Raiders USS Hornet B&W 8x10 Photo- JSA$78.95logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed Doolittle Raiders WWII 8x10 Photo Engineer- Gunner - JSA$149.00logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed Doolittle Raiders WWII USS Hornet 8x10 Photo Gunner- JSA$73.95logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed WWII Doolittle Raiders USS Hornet 8x10 Photo Gunner- JSA$73.95logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed WWII Doolittle Raiders USS Hornet B&W 8x10 Photo- JSA$74.95logo
Thatcher was assigned to the crew of the B-25 bomber known as Ruptured Duck. He served as the tail gunner and engineer on the aircraft, and was responsible for maintaining the engines during the flight. On the day of the raid, Thatcher's aircraft along with 15 other bombers were launched from the USS Hornet, which was stationed in the Pacific Ocean. Despite being detected by the Japanese, the bombers successfully dropped their bombs on various targets in Tokyo. After the raid, Thatcher's plane ran out of fuel, and the crew was forced to bail out over China. Thatcher was injured during the landing, but managed to make it to safety with the help of Chinese civilians.

David Thatcher was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during the Doolittle Raid. He continued to serve in the Army Air Forces until 1945, and was honorably discharged with the rank of staff sergeant. After the war, he went to college under the GI Bill, and worked as a lineman for the Montana Power Company. In 2015, at the age of 94, he was one of the last surviving members of the Doolittle Raid. He passed away on June 22, 2016, leaving behind a legacy of bravery and service to his country.

Traded items with a signature of David Thatcher

In total, we tracked 324 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of David Thatcher (Doolittle Raiders signed 8x10 Photo RE Cole/David Thatcher/Ed Saylor/Tom Griffin) was sold in March 2020 for $198.95 while the cheapest item (DAVID THATCHER SIGNED INDEX CARD WORLD WAR 2 DOOLITTLE TOKYO RAIDERS HERO) found a new owner for $0.59 in June 2016. The month with the most items sold (9) was October 2014 with an average selling price of $31.00 for an autographed item of David Thatcher. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in March 2020 with $198.95 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $0.99 was April 2012. In average, an autographed item from David Thatcher is worth $15.00.

Most recently, these items with a signature of David Thatcher were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnailDavid Thatcher - Doolittle Raider - Engineer/ Gunner -Crew 7 - Signed Index Card$6.39logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher DEC. WWII Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Crew 7 Signed Label Card E15053$5.99logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher Doolittle Raiders Autographed 8x10 Photo Autograph Picture$59.95logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher Doolittle Raiders Autographed 8x10 Photo Autograph Picture$79.95logo
thumbnailDAVID THATCHER DOOLITTLE RAIDERS WWII SIGNED 3X5 INDEX CARD PSA/DNA AUTOGRAPH$32.95logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed autograph auto 2x3.5 cut Doolittle Raider PSA Slabbed$50.00logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher Signed Cut AUTO PSA/DNA Authentic$4.00logo
thumbnailDavid Thatcher signed Doolittle Raiders WWII 8x10 Photo Engineer- Gunner - JSA$74.95logo
thumbnailDOOLITTLE RAIDER #7 David Thatcher Signed photo$13.06logo
thumbnailR.E Cole and David Thatcher Signed 4x6 Photo Doolittle Raiders USS Hornet WW2 $119.99logo