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1953 USS Leyte aircraft carrier explosion.....
Item # 573990
October 17, 1953
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 17, 1953 This 12 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Death Toll In Blast On Carrier Reaches 36" with subhead: "Probe Interior Of USS Leyte Hit By Fire, Explosions At South Boston Shipyard"
Tells of the USS Leyte (CV-32) aircraft carrier explosion disaster in Boston, Massachusetts.
Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
Category: The 20th Century