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Battle of Cape Esperance in 1942....

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October 14, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1942

* Battle of Cape Esperance
* Savo Island, Guadalcanal
* World War II - WWII

The front page has a six column headline: "6 ENEMY SHIPS SUNK IN SOLOMONS BATTLE; LANDINGS IS BALKED; MARINES EXTEND HOLD; CONGRESS TO LOWER DRAFT AGE THIS WEEK" with subheads and related map. First report coverage on the Battle of Cape Esperance and Savo Island, Guadalcanal. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, address stamp within the masthead, small ink stain along the right blank margin, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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