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1948 Mahatma Gandhi assassination...
Item # 590880
February 2, 1948
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 2, 1948
* Mahatma Gandhi's assassination
* Herbert Reiner Jr.
This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Report H.S. Graduate As First To Reach And Hold Gandhi Assailant" with subheads: "Ex-Lancaster Man Stationed At new Delhi"
A interesting report that tells of Herbert Reiner Jr. being the man that held Gandhi's killer at bay until police could take over. It says in the article that he was a graduate of Leominster High School in 1933.
Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise good condition.
Category: The 20th Century