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Jerusalem attacked by the air....

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July 12, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1948

* Jerusalem attacked by airplanes (1st time)
* Arab-Israeli War - Egypt
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica

The front page has one column heading that include: "ARABS ENCIRCLED AT VITAL HIGHWAY, SURRENDER LYDDA" "PLANES ATTACK HOLY CITY" "Raid Made by Egyptian Fliers--Iraqi Troops Lead Capture of 7 Villages Above Jenin" and more. (see) Article continues on page 6 with related map. Coverage on the very first time Jerusalem was attacked by the air. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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

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