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Great JAPANESE SURRENDERS End of World War II PEACE V-J Day 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914409579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUN-GAZETTE, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, August 14, 1945 * World War II ends * Japanese surrenders * Terrific headline We have handled many dramatic V-J Day newspapers through the years but few have been as dramatic and displayable as this one. This "Special Edition", as noted in the upper left and right corners, has a bold, two line head taking the entire top half of the front page reading: "JAPANESE SURRENDER" using type which is 4 inches tall. There is also a 2 line, 5 column subhead: "Truman Announces Japs Accept Terms of Peace". The ftpg. photo is headed: "We Remembered" and across the photo: "Remember Pearl Harbor ! " Bold banner head on pg. 2 reads: "Truman Announces End of Host... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:26

$270.00
158489

WORLD WAR II START Poland Attacked Adolph Hitler Defies the World 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914409168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Chicago, Sept. 1, 1939 * World War II begins -- initial start * Adolph Hitler defies the World A terrific issue for display on the beginning World War II in Europe with huge & bold 6 3/4 inch letters announcing: "WAR" and beneath it: " 'AID!' POLES DEMAND!" The limited text on the ftpg. begins: "The Polish ambassador to London today notified Foreign Sec. Halifax that Poland invoked the British-Polish mutual assistance treaty on the grounds of German aggression...". A banner headline on pg. 3: "Poland Invaded, Her Cities Bombed; Asks Britain's Help" plus more on this notable event. Tabloid size so it measures 12 by 16 1/2 inches so a nice size to display. The guts are lacking... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:24

$133.00
155730

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Nazi Concentration Camp Horrors JEWS Jewish WWII 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845336588

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 22, 1945 * Jewish Holocaust being uncovered * Nazi concentration camps realized With the front page headlines announcing the Allied forces advancing further into Germany during the closing weeks of the war, the big story is actually found on page 13 with a three column head: "Ghastly Burial for Prison Dead" "Nameless Victims of Nazis Go Into Common Grave". This lengthy article is one of... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:21

$82.00
154462

1942 DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers Attack 1st World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800896569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, April 18, 1942 * The famous Doolittle raid of Japan (1st report) * U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers * USS Hornet aircraft carrier The front page has a nice banner headline that reads: "ALLIED BOMBERS RAID TOKYO" with subheads. (see) This was the famous Doolittle raid on Japan. It was not known at the time that James "Jimmy" Doolittle was involved due to secrecy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice. Great for display. wikipedia notes: The Doolittle Raid, on 18 April 1942, was the first air raid by the United States to strike the Japanese Home ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:31

$87.00
153678

Historic ISLAND OF GUERNSEY FREED From Nazis Rule World War II 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931515238

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, May 10, 1945 * Historic Guernsey issue * Nazis driven out * World War II ends in Europe This four page newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during most of WWII, from July 1, 1940 through May 9, 1945. During the Nazi occupation they took over this newspaper and filled it with pro-German propaganda, offering a unique insight into how the Axis reported the news during the war. The front page is quite decorative with a large banner headline: "ISLAND DAY OF REJOICING" with subheads "Rapturous Greeting for British Troops by Vast Crowds" and "Big Ceremony with Military Band on Saturday". The front page t... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2017 15:32

$88.00
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