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June 17, 1940
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, June 17, 1940
* Surrender of France almost complete
* Maginot Line penetrated
This 12 page newspaper has a nice three line banner headline on the front page: "FRANCE ASKS ARMISTICE BUT GERMANY DEMANDS UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER" with lengthy subheads (see photos). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, o... See More
August 27, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1940
* Battle of Britain
* London, England bombings
* World War II - WWII
The the top of the front page has a six column headline: "NAZIS POUND AT LONDON AREA IN LONG RAID" with subheads. (see) Nice coverage on the 1st air bombings on London during the Battle of Britain.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World... See More
June 25, 1940
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 25, 1940
* France-Germany armistice
* Adolph Hitler - Nazis
* German occupation zone set
The front page has a banner headline: "GERMAN PLANES RAID BRITAIN AGAIN, CELEBRATING END OF WAR IN FRANCE" with subheads that include: "Fighting Stops After Peace Agreement Is Signed By French, Italian Delegates" and more. (see) Coverage o... See More
May 28, 1940
DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 28, 1940
* Battle of Dunkirk (evacuation) - France
* Operation Dynamo "Miracle of Dunkirk"
* Allied soldiers on English Channel beaches
The ftpg. has headlines relating to the stranding of allied forces on the beaches of Dunkirk, (see hyperlink for much more) the focus of a recent motion picture, with: "British Army's Peril Grows Despite Fur... See More
Item #636874WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation. All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945. The images shown are representative of what you will receive.
May 18, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES May 18, 1940
* Nazis capture Brussels Belgium
* World War II era original
The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS PIERCE FRENCH LINES ON 62-MILE FRONT; TAKE BRUSSELS, LOUVAIN, MALINES AND NAMUR" with subheads and related map.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 34 pages, nice condition.... See More
July 2, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1940
* German occupation of the Channel Islands (1st report)
* Island of Guernsey - English Channel
The front page has a one column heading: "NAZI FORCES TAKE THE CHANNEL ISLES" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
wikipedia notes: The Channel Islands were occupied by Nazi German... See More
August 21, 1940
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 21, 1940
* Rock of Gibraltar bombing
* Operation Felix
* World War II
The front page has a nice banner headline: "REPORT GIBRALTAR BOMBED, AFIRE" With subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.
June 30, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1940
* Italo Balbo killed
* Italian Blackshirt
* Marshal of the Air Force
The front page has a five column headline that reads: "BALBO KILLED, HIS PLANE SHOT DOWN" with subheads that include: "Italy In Mourning" "Fascist Leader Had Been Sent to Libya After Reported Jealously of Premier" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside... See More
July 9, 1940
THE EVENING POST, Jersey, July 9, 1940 This is a small island in the English Channel which was under the occupation of the Nazis during most of World War II.
This issue is from the very beginning of German occupation, as the entire front page is printed like a huge broadside, headed: "Orders of the Commandant of the German Forces in Occupation of the Bailiwick of Jersey." detailin... See More
December 15, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1940
* Warsaw, Poland Ghetto established
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica
* Nazi-occupied Europe
This 80+ page Sunday edition newspaper has small one column headlines on page 7 that read: "New Warsaw Ghetto Described In Berlin" and "Jews May Leave Walled Area Only With Nazi Permit". Brief coverage on establishment & description of the large... See More
May 27, 1940
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 27, 1940
* Nazis capture Boulogne France
* World War II era
This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "BOULOGNE FALLS AFTER 3-DAY SIEGE" with subheads. See photos for additional information.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A little spine wear, otherwise good. ... See More
June 11, 1940
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 11, 1940
* Italy enters World War II - WWII (1st report)
* Nazis reach Paris France
* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR
This 22 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "Italian Army Is Said to Be Invading France" with subheads (see photos).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War I... See More
July 16, 1940
EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, July 16, 1940
* Rare Nazi occupation issue
* Beginning of the siege
A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi. This is a very early issue from during the occupation by the Nazis, as the came on to the island in early July & took it with no resistance. The b... See More
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