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JAMES 'JIMMY' DOOLITTLE Made Army Brigadier General 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046025020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1942 * James 'Jimmy' Doolittle becomes a General * Post Doolittle raid on Japan * World War II - WWII Page 4 has a two column heading: "President Makes Doolittle a General, Has Navy Jump O'Hare 30 Numbers" with photo of James 'Jimmy' Doolittle. Interesting he received this honor just a few days after his famous air raid on Japan but weeks before the public knew he was involved. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen cont... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:34

$50.00
155733

TOM HARMON Michigan Wolverines Football Star FOUND 1943 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845341598

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1943 * Tom Harmon found alive during World War II * Michigan Wolverines Heisman trophy winner * NCAA college football star Page 9 has an article headed: "Chinese Guerrillas Saved Lieut. Harmon" "Flier Smuggled Through Enemy Lines by Underground" (see) First report coverage on Michigan Wolverines football star, Tom Harmon, found in Japanese infested China. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:26

$57.00
155127

EVANS CARLSON'S RAIDERS United States Marines Makin Island WWII 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827561895

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 22, 1942 * Evans Carlson's Makin Island raid * World War II - U.S. Marines * President Roosevelt's eldest son, James The front page has a five column headline: "Marines Smash Axis Raid in Solomons" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:44

$42.00
155111

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES Les Horvath Wins Heisman Trophy 1944 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827536240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 6, 1944 * Les Horvath wins Heisman Trophy * Ohio State Buckeyes * George S. Patton The front page has a five column headline: "3D ARMY RAMS SIEGFRIED LINE" with subhead: "Patton Strikes Hard to Drive Enemy From Rich Saar Basin" Also a two column photo on page 29 with heading: "OHIO STATE FOOTBALL STAR HONORED" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:05

$57.00
153526

ATLANTIC CHARTER Winston Churchill & Franklin D. Roosevelt 1941 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371922733711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, August 15, 1941 * Atlantic Charter issued * Winston Churchill * Franklin D. Roosevelt The front page has a four column headline: "Expect Decisive Action Following Conference" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the Atlantic Charter being issued. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:30

$37.00
152818

TEHRAN CONFERENCE in Iran World War II FDR Churchill & Stalin 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725067911

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, December 3, 1943 * Tehran Conference in Iran * Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill - Joseph Stalin The top of the front page has a four column headline: "May Issue 'Give in or Die' Ultimatum at Mid-east Meeeting" (see) Coverage on the Tehran Conference meeting between the big three powers in Iran. Other news of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 09, 2017 15:26

$33.00
152763

DRESDEN Germany Bombings 8th Eighth Air Force (8 AF) 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391723522143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, February 14, 1945 * Bombing of Dresden Germany * RAF & United States Air Force bombers * World War II - WWII The front page has a one column heading: "U.S. Attack Follows Big RAF Assault On Dresden" with subhead. (see) Note: The bombings were made to try to end the war as quickly as possible so the Allies could focus on Japan. The decision to make these bombings happen was very controversial as many German civilians were at risk of being killed. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:40

$32.00
151160

SMITH-CONNALLY ACT War Labor Dispute PASSED Franklin D. Roosevelt 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836290211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1943 * Smith-Connally Act passed * Franklin D. Roosevelt veto override * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline: "CONGRESS OVERRIDES VETO OF ANTI-STRIKE BILL" with subheads. Lengthy coverage continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Smith–Connally Act (also called the War Labor Disputes Act) was an American law passed on June 25, 1943, over President Franklin D. Roosevelt's veto. The legislation was hurriedly created after 400,000 coal miners, their wages significantly lowere... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:13

$37.00
150953

CLANTON Alabama Gasoline Explosion BUS TRAGEDY Disaster 1942 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668033612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1941 * Clanton, Alabama bus disaster * Gasoline explosion The back page has one column headings that include: "14 IN BLAZE BUS PERISH IN ALABAMA" and "Death of Eight Others Feared as Vehicle Hits Bridge Rail, Bursts Fuel Tank, Burns" and more (see photos). First report coverage on the gasoline explosion on a Montgomery-Birmingham passenger bus at Clanton, Alabama. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotto... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2017 15:30

$42.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150808

BATTLE OF THE PHILIPPINE SEA Mariana Islands Pacific World War II 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663453594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY NEWS, Los Angeles, WAR EXTRA, June 22, 1944 * Battle of the Philippine Sea * Mariana Islands * Pacific War A nice banner headline announces: "BIG U.S.-JAPANESE SEA FIGHT RAGING" and subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of the Philippine Sea near the Mariana Islands. This was the last of five major 'carrier-vs.carrier' engagements with Japan. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2017 14:31

$56.00
150806

LEON TROTSKY Marxist Theorist & Red Army Founder ASSASSINATION 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826093682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON POST, August 22, 1940 * Leon Trotsky assassination * Soviet Union Red Army founder * Marxist Theorist Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "TROTSKY DIES AFTER ATTACK" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 14 with photo of Trotsky. Lengthy text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, some light reddish staining (see), light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2017 14:29

$33.00
150704

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT Inauguration FDR Inaugural Day of 3rd Term 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371821135439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1941 * Franklin D. Roosevelt * 3rd FDR inauguration (day of) On this day, history was made with the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for a 3rd term. The top of the front page has a four column headline: "ROOSEVELT HAS A TALK WITH WILLKIE AND GIVES HIM LETTER TO CHURCHILL; TO TAKE THIRD-TERM OATH TODAY" with subheads. (see) More related coverage inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allow... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:28

$38.00
147457

ELBE DAY Soviet & American Troops Historic Germany MEETING 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371731430473

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 27, 1945 * United States Army join Russian troops in Germany * Elbe Day - historic meeting - World War II The front page has a terrific banner headline above the masthead: "JUNCTURE" in bold lettering with: "75 MILES SOUTH OF BERLIN with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the historic meeting of American GIs and Soviet forces on the Elbe River at Torgau, Germany. Great for display. Other news of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 08, 2016 14:55

$56.00
147054

LUDENDORFF BRIDGE Remagen Germany 1st U.S. Army Rhine River 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371717655920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, March 10, 1945 * Ludendorff bridge crossed * First & Third United States Army * Remagen Germany - Rhine River The front page has a nice banner headline: "YANKS 5 MILES EAST OF RHINE" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 22, 2016 06:53

$34.00
143774

Baseball's CASEY AT THE BAT Death & Battle of Guadalcanal ENDS 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371612622547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, February 10, 1943 * Casey at the Bat death ? * Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text. Page 25: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL" with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thayer's 'Casey at the Bat'" "Figure In Long Dispute" and more. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much more on World War II. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprin... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2016 13:00

$65.00
143260

SYDNEY HARBOUR Australia MIDGET Japanese Submarines Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433312360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, June 1, 1942 * Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked * Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines * Irwin Rommel defeated in Africa The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Japs Try To Raid Sydney; Three Midget Subs Sunk" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:20

$33.00
140489

HMS TRINIDAD Royal Navy Cruiser TORPEDOES Itself in Arctic 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368841198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1942 * HMS Trinidad sinking * Torpedoes itself * World War II - WWII Page 10 has one column headings: "British Reports Loss OF 8,000-Ton Cruiser" "Trinidad Had Convoyed Ships to Russia--Captain Is Rescued" First report coverage on the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Trinidad disaster. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Gi... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 14:20

$42.00
139544

FRANCOIS JEAN DARLAN Assassination French Navy Admiral 1942 WWII Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391347628234

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1942 * Jean Louis Xavier Francois Darlan * French Navy admiral assassination * World War II - WWII The front page has a nice banner headline headline: "DARLAN SHOT DEAD BY FRENCHMAN IN ALGIERS; ROOSEVELT BRANDS ACT 'FIRST-DEGREE MURDER" with subheads and photo of Darlan. (see) First report coverage continues on the following pages with a few more related photos. Lengthy text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a hi... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2016 14:52

$42.00
139539

WETHERFORD TX Texas B-29 Superfortress Bombers Collision DISASTER 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391347619929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1945 * Wetherford, Parker County, Texas * B-29 Superfortress Bombers collision * End of World War II Page 38 has one column headings: "18 BODIES FOUND IN 2-BOMBER CRASH" "Only Two Escape in Collision of Army Fortresses Over Middle Texas" (see) First report coverage on the 2 B-29 Superfortresses that collided over Wetherford, Texas. Other news of the day with much coverage on the post Japan surrender shortly after the end of World war II. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2016 14:40

$39.00
139230

BENITO MUSSOLINI II Duce OUSTED Italy World War II BADOGLIO 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509231299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING BULLETIN, Philadelphia, July 26, 1943 * Italy - Benito Mussolini ousted * Pietro Badoglio takes over The front page has a banner headline: "Badoglio Puts Italy Under Army Rule; Mussolini Reported Seized in Flight" with subheads and photo. Other news of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:15

$33.00
137045

G. I. BILL OF RIGHTS World War II Veterans Benefits Signed by FDR 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371462452081

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1944 * G. I. Bill of Rights is signed * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * World War II veteran benefits The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS 'G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS'" with subhead. Continues on the back page (pg. 32) with photo of the signing by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II and the aftermath of D-Day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on a very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy for many years into the future. Given the subscription cost, libra... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2015 07:49

$56.00
136819

ERNIE PYLE American Journalist KILLED Death Okinawa 1945 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371456921402

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 19, 1945 * Ernie Pyle killed (1st report) * American GI journalist * Lejima - Okinawa Island A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2015 14:22

$75.00
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