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USS Squalus disaster and rescue...
Item # 646850
May 25, 1939
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1939
* USS Squalus (Sailfish) submarine disaster
* Diving bell rescue (1st report)
The front page has a nice five column headline: "33 RESCUED FROM SQUALUS BY DIVING BELL; 26 OTHERS FEARED DEAD IN FLOODED CHAMBERS; SURVIVOR TELLS OF COOL, CHEERFUL DISCIPLINE" with subheads and list of the rescued. More on pages 16 & 17 with 3 large photos. First report coverage on the famous diving bell rescue of the USS Squalus (Sailfish). Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century