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Battle of Saipan begins...
Item # 644759
July 10, 1944
THE BOSTON POST, July 10, 1944
* Battle of Saipan ends in victory
* Marines conquer the Mariana Islands
* Imperial Japanese Army defeated
The front page has a two column heading: "Saipan Conquest Completed--Foe Ends Battle After Loss of 11,500 Men in Savage Fight" The report is actually on page 5 under: "CONQUEST OF SAIPAN COMPLETE" with subhead.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.
Category: World War II