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Gen. George Patton takes over in North Africa....
Item # 649032
March 19, 1943
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 19, 1943
* General George S. Patton promoted
* Takes control in North Africa campaign
* World War II - WWII
The top of the front page has a four column: "U. S. FORCES PUSH 12 MILES BEYOND RECAPTURED GAFSA" with subhead and related map. (see) First report coverage on General George S. Patton taking control in the campaign in North Africa.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the central fold, nice condition.
Category: World War II