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Item # 626122
September 18, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1943
* Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia
* Ammunition Navy base explosion
* World War II - WWII
Page 19 has one column headings: "EXPLOSION KILLS 24 AT NORFOLK BASE" "250 Injured at Naval Air Station as "Ammunition in Transit" Goes Off" "HANGAR IS DESTROYED" and more with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century