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The Port Chicago disaster...
Item # 647545
July 19, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES July 19, 1944
* Port Chicago California disaster
* First report on the explosion
The front page reports the tragic Port Chicago disaster with a nice banner headline: "COAST EXPLOSIONS KILL HUNDREDS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century