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Jewish Holocaust... public reality... Nazi atrocities...
Item # 631293
May 8, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1944
* Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public
* Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations
* Mention of the infamous "gas vans"
Page 8 has an article headed: "SOVIET SAYS NAZIS MURDERED 102,000" "Civilians and War Prisoners Killed Near Rovno, Poland, Commission Charges" See photos for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being known. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the day it was first reported. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 36 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