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Naval Battle of Guadalcanal victory...



Item # 649501

November 17, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1942

* Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
* Savo Island - Solomons


The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. SMASHES JAPANESE FLEET IN SOLOMONS; SINKS 23 SHIPS, DAMAGES 7 IN 3-DAY BATTLE" with subheads that include: "Foe's Navy Routed" "We Sink Battleship" "Nimitz Is Elated" "A 'Decisive' Battle" and more with map. (see) First report coverage on the U.S. victory in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 48 pages, nice condition.

Category: World War II

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