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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.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 29, 1941
* Reza Shah of Iran abdicates throne to his son
* World War II era - WWII
The front page has one column headings: "NEW IRAN REGIME ENDS RESISTANCE" "British and Russian Forces Continue Advance--Offers by Teheran Awaited" (see)
First report coverage on the abdication of Reza Shah in Iran during World War II. Also front page reporting o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1939
* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt
* Bürgerbräukeller beer hall in Munich
* The hunt for suspects in Nazi Germany
The front page has a five column headline: "MAJOR NAZI OFFENSIVE FORECAST" with subheads that include: "Germany Is Tense" "Shocked by Munich Blast, People Now Feel Blow at Britain Is Near" "Ma... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1938
* Clarence Darrow death... Famed Scopes Monkey Trial lawyer
* Germans enter Austria... Adolph Hitler takes over
The front page has a nice four column headline: "AUSTRIA ABSORBED INTO GERMAN REICH; HITLER COMMANDER OF UNITED ARMIES; MIKLAS OUSTED; PLEDISCITE ON APRIL 10" with many subheads.
Page 15 has one column headings that include: "CLA... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1938
* Post Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)
* Persecution of Jews continues
* Ousted from having education
The front page has a four column headline: "WASHINGTON CALLS ENVOY FROM BERLIN; CHAMBERLAIN PLANS TO ASK ROOSEVELT TO JOIN IN MOVEMENT TO RESCUE JEWS" with subheads that include: "Reich Ousts Jews From Colleges; Forbids Them to Sell ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1946
* Republic of the Philippines established
* Independene from the United States
* President Harry Truman proclamation
Page 5 has one column headings: "TRUMAN DECLARES PHILIPPINES FREE" "Proclamation on Independence Read at Special Observance at Washington Quarters" with complete text of the proclamation by President Harry Trum... See More
PM DAILY, New York, January 15, 1943 The headlines read "War Profits of 10 Big Plants Far Higher Than in Peacetime" "Hitler Trains Boys, Girls To Be Arrogant Killers" "Russians Pushing Ahead South of Don River" and more.
Tabloid-size, complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938
* Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking)
* President Thomas Jefferson honored
* Toto the clown death
Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Al... See More
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 o... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 12, 1943
* General George S. Patton promoted
* World War II - WWII (1st report)
Page 4 has a small one column heading: "Patton and Spaatz Picked As Lieutenant General" 1st report coverage on famous World War II hero, George S. Patton, being promoted to Lieutenant General. Unfortunate for the small, inside page report here, but still a first report. He did... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, April 26, 1945
* President Harry Truman
* World Security Parley
* European war nears the end
The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN OPENS WORLD SECURITY PARLEY; RUSSIAN ENCIRCLE BERLIN, CROSS ELBE; 3D NEAR AUSTRIA; BERCHTESGADEN BOMBED" with many subheads and related photo. Lengthy text continues inside
Other news, spo... See More
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Aug. 1, 1944 Among the ftpg. heads are: "Terrific Struggle Along The Whole of Front in Normandy" "Homes For Victims of V.I. Demanded" "Mansions of Rich are Empty" "Britain Wants to Sack Montgomery" Large British Shops Torpedoed in Convoy Off English Coast".
This newspaper was published on this island in the En... See More
THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Feb. 26, 1942
* Adolph Hitler
* Extermination of Jews
Among the ftpg. heads are: "Extermination Of Bolshevism And Jews" "German Planes Cause Havoc in the Crimea" "City & Harbour of Sevastopol Ablaze: Russian Cruiser Hit" " "Cabinet Changes Made to Distract British Attention From Defeats".
This newsp... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1943
* Rocket glider bombs
* Nazis new weapon
This 48 page newspaper two column headlines on page 13 that include: "Churchill Reveals Nazis Are Using Glider Bomb Powered by Rocket" and more (see photos). See photo for text here.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete, rag edition in great c... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1946
* CIA Central Intelligence Agency is established (1st report)
* President Harry Truman
Page 14 has a two column headline: "Truman Creates a New Authority To Handle Foreign Intelligence" "Gathering and Dissemination Put Under Secretaries of State, War and Navy With a Central Director as Coordinator" 1st report coverag... See More
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Sept. 13, 1943 The front page has a banner head: "Germany is More Resolute Than Ever" with a subhead: "Neither Time nor Force of Arms Will Cause Reich to Submit - Adolf Hitler". Hitler's speech is prefaced: "On Friday evening, Adolf Hitler, the German Fuehrer, delivered a message to the people. He dealt at length with Italy's co... See More
THE STAR, Guernsey, Nov. 9, 1943 This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of WWII. 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.
Consequently, the pro-Nazi front page heads are of little... See More
PM DAILY, New York, Feb. 28, 1944 The headlines read" "What Hitlerism Has Done to Youth" "We Want to Quit - Finns Tell Hitler" "Pig Sties for War Workers - Florida Housing Blocked" "Vichyites Can't Halt Patriots' Sabotage" "2 Catholic Groups Attack Health Bill" "Soviets Roll Up Northern Front".
Tabloid-size, complete i... See More
THE STAR, Guernsey, Nov. 28, 1942 Among the front page heads are: "Axis Troops Occupy French Naval Base at Toulon" "Fuehrer's Letter To Marshal Petain" "Demobilisation of Treacherous French Forces" "Stalin's Desperate Move Will Hasten His Own Destruction" and more.
Four pages, very nice condition.
This newspaper was published on this island i... See More
THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, May 14, 1941
* Rudolph Hess abandons Hitler
* Early report
This 10 page newspaper has headers on the front page including "What Hess Says Will Make German High Command "Sweat"" "Nazis Say Peace Is Aim Of Hess" "Palmist Says Hess Is Most Sane Of The Many Nazi Leaders" "Hess Fussy About Food He Is Given" plus mo... See More
THE BOSTON POST, March 16, 1939
* Adolph Hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia
* Slovakia Independence
* Pre World War II
The front page has a five column headline: "HITLER MEEETS OPEN DEFIANCE IN PRAGUE" with subheads. (see)
Complete 1st section only with 8 pages of a 18 page newspaper, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1941
* President Roosevelt's Executive Order ending discrimination in Department of Defense jobs
Page 12 has two column heading: "President Orders an Even Break For Minorities in Defense Jobs", with the subhead: "He Issues an Order That Defense Contract Holders Not Allow Discrimination Against Negroes or Any Worker", followed by about 8 i... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, August 17, 1940
* Adolph Hitler orders blockade on Great Britain
* London bombed by Germans
The front page has a two column heading: "HITLER CLAIMS FULL BLOCKADE IN FORCE FOR ENGLISH WATERS" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1938
* Jews to lose property - Jewish holocaust
* Pre Kristallnacht
* Hermann Goering
The front page has two column headings: "Goering Starts Final Liquidation Of Jewish Property in Germany" "Even Foreigners Must Report to Government by June 30 All Possessions Over 5,000 Marks--Vienna Arrests Increase" 1st reports coverage on Hermann Goeri... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1944
* General George S. Patton reassigned
* European theater of war
This 26 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page: "PATTON GETS POST LINKED TO INVASION" and "General Arrives in Britain--Command Not Specified by Assault Role IS Indicated" Report continues on page 3 with photo of Patton with caption: &qu... See More
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, July 21, 1944
* Rare German occupation title
* World War II - WWII
Among the front page heads are: "Terrific Losses By Allies in Break Through TDhrusts" "Incessant Fighting Waged Along Normandy Front" "Roosevelt's Powers Curtaied" "Germany's Role as Guardian of Europe" "Air War on Germany has Failed" an... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, September 13, 1943
* Gran Sasso Raid - Operation Eiche
* Benito Mussolini rescued (1st report)
The front page has a three column headline: "ALLIES TAKE 2 CITIES; DUCE FREE, SAY NAZIS" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage of the "Gran Sasso Raid" which rescued Benito Mussolini in Italy.
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THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 21, 1943
* Odessa Ukraine
* Jewish massacre - Jews
Page 10 of section II has a three column heading: "Storming of Odessa Proved Shambles to Hitler's Dupes, Rumanian Reveals" with related photo. (see)
Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, a little margin wear, generally good.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1938
* Post Kristallnacht - night of broken glass
* Jews to lose all possessions
* Hermann Goering
This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2 that include: "REICH TO ELIMINATE JEWISH RETAILERS", "Decree Affects Commission Houses, Mail Order Concerns and All Shops in General", "Goebbels Assails Germans Who make Jokes A... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, October 6, 1940 (Sunday Graphic section only) A very displayable large color portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The page measures approximately 15 1/2 by 22 inches, and would look wonderful framed. As is typical with newspapers, there is a light fold crease at the centerfold. A great shot of the beloved FDR.
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, July 31, 1944 Among the front page heads are: "American Attacks Halt South of Coutances" "German Defenders Throw Back Enemy Divisions Near Florence" "Germany United Under Adolf Hitler" "V.I. Breaking Londoners' Nerves" & more.
Four pages, 12/ by 12 3/4 inches, very nice condition.
This newspaper was published on this ... See More
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, November 17, 1943. This four page newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of WWII. 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 of this issue includes headl... See More
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, June 5, 1944
* Rare Nazi occupation title
This island was occupied by the Germans during World War II so all reporting is pro-Nazi propaganda, yet in English as residents were British. Dated the day before D-Day, this issue has interesting front page content: "We Are Now in the Midst of Invasion--Declare German Military Circles" with ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 2, 1938
* German annexation of Sudetenland begins
* Nazis - Adolph Hitler
The front page has a three column headline: "CZECHS YIELD AREA TO POLES" with subheads that include: "Disorder Marks Sudeten Entry; German Troops Wildly Greeted" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Coverage on the begi... See More
THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945
* Very usual broadside extra
* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death
* Great for display
The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead si... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 20, 1944
* General Hideki Tojo quits as Prime Minister of Japan
* World War II era original
This 32 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "TOKYO CABINET OUT" with subheads that include: "TOJO REGIME QUITS" "Failure to Win Goals Is Cited as Cause for Stronger Executive" and more. (see)
1st report covera... See More
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Sept. 10, 1943 The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "BERLIN SAYS ROME CAPTURED BY NAZIS" and the banner head beneath the masthead: "Hitler Speech Tells His Hates and Fears".
This is the front leaf only in nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1943
* Discovery of Penicillin - making progress
* World War II - Roosevelt warns Hitler & more
This 38 page newspaper has one column headings on page 19: "500 CASES PROVE PENICILLIN'S VALUE" and "Scientists Find It 'Remarkably Potent Anti-Bacterial Agent' in Survey". See photos for coverage on the ... See More
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, May 20, 1942
* Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering
the front page has a very nice banner headline above the masthead: "GOERING GROANS AT WAR PLIGHT" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.
Incomplete issue containing all 16 pages of the 1st section of a two section newspaper.
ALTOONA MIRROR, Altoona, Pennsylvania, April 13, 1945
* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR
* Warm Springs, Georgia
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a banner headline that announces: "NATION MOURNS PASSING OF FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT" with subheads and photo (see photos).
Other news of the with World War II reporting. Complete in 26 pages, some wear along central fold &... See More
THE BOSTON POST, March 12, 1941
* Lend-Lease program signed into law
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR
The front page has four column headlines that include:
"U.S. AID NOW ON WAY TO GREECE"
and more with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on FDR signing the Lend-Lease program.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, minor margin wear... See More
STARS & STRIPES, Germany Edition, "Daily Newspaper of the U.S. Armed Forces." Half of the front page is taken up with the very large & dramatic: "YANKS MEET REDS" making this very displayable (see). A small item at the bottom of the ftpg: "Hitler's Den Wiped Out".
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor loss to an upper corner affects no type, some cr... See More
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 15, 1942
* Joseph Goebbels broadcast
* Extermination of Jews ?
Page has a two column heading: "Nazis Hit British Terrorism; Goebbels Threatens Jews" which is one of Joseph Goebbel 's radio broadcasts to the German people.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, July 18, 1945
* Potsdam Conference (Germany)
* World war II era
* Harry Truman - Joseph Stalin
The front page has a three column headline:
"President Truman Presides Over First Meeting Of Big Three; Jap Peace Rumors Circulate In London" with subheads and two related photos (see photos). Other news of the day thr... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1945
* Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun's children?
* World War II - WWII
This 36 page newspaper has a very interesting but discrete report on page 6 with small one column headings: "Tells Of Hitler Children", "Swede Reports Hunt for Them--No Comment at Shaef". This report claims that Hitler & Braun had two young ch... See More
CEBU, Hollandia, Netherlands East Indies, Nov. 28, 1945 In the dateline is "An Army Daily", being one of the various "camp newspapers from the WWII era printed on small sheets by a mimeograph machine. Some of the front page reports are headed: "All ETO Troops Back Home by Feb. 1, Senator Says; Takes Ride In Troopships" "Hitler Planned to Rub Out Ambassador"... See More
THE SUNDAY STAR-NEWS, Wilmington, North Carolina, November 8, 1942
* World War II
* Allies land in Africa
* United States marines
The front page has a banner headline: "POWERFUL AMERICAN FORCES LANDING IN FRENCH AFRICA IN NATION'S FIRST BIG-SCALE OFFENSIVE" with subheads and small photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower. This is 1st report coverage of the a... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1942
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR
* Imperial Japanese Army - Rising Sun Flag
The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Untouchable: Japanese War Trophy At White House" and one column headlines: "PRESIDENT REJECTS JAPANESE GIFT FLAG" "He Refuses to Touch Tattered Cloth Which His Son James Helped to Capture&quo... See More
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, January 7, 1941
* Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms defined
The front page has a banner headline: "F.D.R. URGES FAST INCREASE IN ARMS PRODUCTION" with subheads (see photos).
The text of Roosevelt's message to Congress appears on page 5. In his message he defines what he considered the four ess
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, January 10, 1945
* Battle of Luzon begins
* Lingayen Gulf
* Douglas McArthur
The front page has a banner headline: "AMERICANS LAND ON LUZON" with subheads that include: "Large Forces Invade Island at 4 Points" and more (see photos) 1st report coverage on the landing at Luzon, Philippines from Lingayen Gulf.
Ot... See More