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1942 Doolittle raid of Japan.... Executions revealed...
Item # 612083
April 21, 1943
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 22, 1943
* re. The famous Doolittle raid of Japan
* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers
* Realization of Japanese executions
The front page has a nice banner headline: "JAPS EXECUTE YANKEE PRISONERS" with subheads that include: "FDR Reveals Tokyo Raiders Among Victims" and more. (see) This was when it was first reported that the Japanese had executed some American airmen that were captured during the Doolittle raid.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice condition.
Category: World War II