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Battle of Madrid begins in 1936...
Item # 645807
November 8, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1936
* Battle of Madrid Spain begins
* Nationalists assault
* Spanish Civil War - Francisco Franco
The front page has a three column headline: "BATTLE IN MADRID SUBURBS; CABINET FLEES TO VALENCIA; TELLS LEFTISTS TO FIGHT ON" with many subheads. (see) Much more inside. First report coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Madrid.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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