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Beginning of World War I...



Item # 612537

August 5, 1914

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE EXTRA, Omaha, Nebraska, August 5, 1914  The front page of this issue has a banner headline at the top of the page "Great Britain and Germany to War" with subhead banner "French Capture German Cruisers -- English Vessel Sunk". Other front page headlines are "Austria and Germany Meet Defeats" with subheads "French Warships Take Two German Cruisers Sink One" "German Leaders Pledge Loyalty on Kaiser's Hand"; "Battle Roar of The British Lion Shakes Europe"; "Wilson Declares U. S. Neutrality"; "Austrians Are Badly Defeated"; and more. There is also a large political cartoon with Uncle Sam.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are within.
This is complete in 12 pages with a slightly irregular left spine with even toning. Should be handled with some care.

Category: The 20th Century

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