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Death Ray claim by Harry Grindell Matthews.....

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May 21, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1924

* The electric Death Ray invention ?
* Harry Grindell Matthews

The front page has one column headings that include: "TELLS DEATH POWER OF 'DIABOLICAL RAYS'" "Inventor Says They Can Destroy an Army, Paralyze a Fleet and Rule the Air" "Puts Range At 8 Miles" and more. (see) Coverage on the claim by Harry Grindell Matthews that he has invented the death ray. He was the first to claim such a device.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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