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Great Battle of BATAAN FALLS Allies Surrender to Japanese 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418459126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, WAR EXTRA!, April 9, 1942 * Battle of Bataan ends * Allies surrender to Japanese * Philippines Campaign * World War II - WWII The front page has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering: "BATAAN FALLS!" with more. (see) A great issue for display. The Japanese capture would lead to the infamous Bataan Death March. This is a special 4 page "War Extra", some light damp staining, a few tears along central that are archivally mended on page 2, a little margin wear with a few tint tears, irregular along the spine, nice for display as such. source: USO: The Battle of Bataan ended on April 9, 1942, when Army Major General Edward P. King surrendered to Japanese General Masaharu Homma. A... See More  

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Ends October 09, 2019 09:32

$77.00
175400

DOOLITTLE RAID James Jimmy JAPAN Bombers Attack 1st 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372777385365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 19, 1942 * The famous Doolittle raid of Japan * U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers * USS Hornet aircraft carrier The front page has a nice headline that reads: "Four Great Jap Cities Set Afire By U. S. Bombs" with subheads. (see) More on pages 10 & 11 with some related photos and map. This was the famous Doolittle raid on Japan. It was not known at the time that James "Jimmy" Doolittle was involved due to secrecy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2019 08:35

$79.99
175348

ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR Hawaii World War II Begins Japanese Navy 1941 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372775995760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, The Sixth War Extra, Dec. 8, 1941 * Attack on Pearl Harbor * U.S. enters World War II * Imperial Japanese Navy The front page has the announcement of the war on the United States by Japan with banner headline "JAPS OPEN WAR ON U. S.!; Attack Hawaii, Guam, Singapore; U. S. Army, Navy Losses Heavy" with subheads and related map. More on the following pages. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with small tears, nice for display as such.

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Ends September 26, 2019 07:44

$89.99
174224

Best QUARANTINE SPEECH Franklin D. Roosevelt re Aggressor Nations 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352600088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 6, 1937 * President Franklin D. Roosevelt * Quarantine Speech (1st report) * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page has great banner headline concerning what is known as F.D.R.'s Quarantine Speech: "EUROPE APPLAUDS ROOSEVELT" with subheads: "Speech On 'War Fears' Stirs Quick Action By League To Curb Japanese" "President in Chicago Says Peace Loving Lands Must Act". With this historic speech Roosevelt suggests an international quarantine of the aggressor nations as an alternative to the political climate of American neutrality and non-intervention that was prevalent at the time. Although not specifically named, the countries implied were Italy, Japan, and Germany. Page 2 has the f... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$87.00
173870

"I SHALL RETURN" Douglas MacArthur to Philippines 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698857812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 20, 1942 * General Douglas MacArthur * "I Shall Return" quote as 1st reported * World War II Philippines The front page has a nice banner headline: "PRESIDENT ORDERS DRIVE ON JAPS, MacARTHUR SAYS" with subheads that include: ""'I Came Through from Corregidor and I Shall Return,' General Says" and more. Nice for display. The report is from an interview with General Douglas MacArthur, supreme Allied commander in the Southwest Pacific. Text includes: "...The President of the United States ordered me to break thru the Japanese lines & to proceed from Corregidor to Australia for the purpose...of organizing the American offensive against Japan. The primary purpose of this is the relief of the... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:12

$115.00
173850

Great PHILIPPINES General Douglas MacArthur RETURNS 1944 World War II Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698011686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1944 * General Douglas MacArthur returns * Leyte Gulf, Philippines (1st report) * "I Shall Return" becomes real The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR INVADES CENTRAL PHILIPPINES; FOOTHOLD TO SPLIT ISLANDS FIRMLY HELD; ROOSEVELT PROMISES JAPAN A LESSON NOW" with subheads and map. More inside, loads of text. First report on MacArthur's famous return to the Philippines in Leyte Gulf. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends July 27, 2019 14:54

$92.00
173790

Great ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR World War II WWII Japanese Navy 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319922016

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1941 * Attack on Pearl Harbor * U.S. to enter World War II * Imperial Japanese Navy * Great headline for display ! Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line banner headline: "SABOTEURS LAND HERE ! Britain, Australia Declare War ! " with various related subheads as well including: "Raiders Return In Dawn Attack". The only ftpg. photo shows is of the: "Carnage in King Street" from the Japanese attack on Sunday morning. Complete as an 8 page newspaper. There is some minor repair work on page 2 to repair two holes at the folds, an older tape mend on pg. 2, generally good condition. A rare opportunity for a very dramatic, sca... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:21

$488.00
173642

WINSTON CHURCHILL This Was Their Finest Hour Speech 1940 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372692760449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, June 18, 1940 * Winston Churchill's famous speech * "This was their finest hour" Front page has a two column heading: "Churchill Fears Immediate Attack" with subhead. (see) This report carries over to page 3. Pages 13 & 14 has the full text of Churchill's famous speech to the House of Commons in which he concludes with the famous passage: "...Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so bear ourselves that if the British Commonwealth and Empire last for a thousand years, men will still say This was their finest hour". (see) Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 19, 2019 14:58

$118.00
171521

Rare Post BATTLE OF OKINAWA Japan Island U.S. Occupation 1945 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626551398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BUCCANEER, Okinawa, August, 12, 1945 * Very rare Okinawa occupation publication * Post Battle of Okinawa Japan military issue * Surrender of Japan very close A crude, typewriter-set newsheet printed under less than ideal situations at a military came. Such were typical during WWII. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "EXTRA ! ALLIES ACCEPT JAP OFFER". Most of the bkpg. is related text. This issue was printed less than 2 months after the end of the Battle of Okinawa, one of the bloodiest engagements of WWII. Japan lost as many as 100,000 soldiers while the Allies suffered 65,000 casualties including 14,000 dead. Civilians would bear the highest death toll of the battle with some 100,000--and perhaps as many ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:51

$84.00
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