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Nazis attack the Athenia...
Item # 647430
September 4, 1939
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 4, 1939
* SS Athenia, the 1st British ship sunk by Germany in WWII
* World War II at the beginning
* Britain and France enter the war
The nice banner headline announces: "BRITISH SHIP WITH 1400 PASSENGERS IS SUNK BY SUBMARINE OFF HEBRIDES" with subheads. (see) Also another banner headline: "Britain and France at War With Germany" and much more.
Complete issue with all 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.
Category: World War II