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The liberation of Rome, Italy...
Item # 631986
June 5, 1944
BOSTON TRAVELER, June 5, 1944
* Fall of Rome, Italy - liberated by the allies
* D-Day invasion of France 1 day away
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "5th GOES THROUGH ROME AFTER BEATEN FOE" with subheads. (see) This was the first Axis capital to fall to the allies. D-Day would follow 1 day later and Nazi occupied Europe would begin to crumble afterwards.
Complete in 28 pages, small hole along the central fold, minor margin wear, generally nice.
Category: World War II