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1953 USS Leyte aircraft carrier explosion.....

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October 17, 1953

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 17, 1953 

* USS Leyte explosion fire disaster
* United States Navy Aircraft Carrier

The front page has a three column headline: "30 KILLED AS EXPLOSION SWEEPS CARRIER LEYTE" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the USS Leyte (CV-32) aircraft carrier explosion disaster in Boston, Massachusetts.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the central fold, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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