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February 8, 1918
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1918
* SS Tuscania sunk (1st report)
* German submarine torpedo
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "101 LOST ON TUSCANIA, 73 AMERICANS; TROOPS KEPT COOL, BUT BLOATS UPSET; 44 SOLDIERS' BODIES WASHED ASHORE" with many subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.
wikipedia notes: The SS Tuscania was a luxury liner of the Cunard subsidiary Anchor Line, named after a town in Italy. She was torpedoed in 1918 by the German U-boat UB-77 while carrying American troops to Europe and sank with a loss of 210 lives.
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