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Heinrich Himmler visits Prague....

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June 14, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 14, 1939

* Heinrich Himmler - Gestapo chief of police
* Prague, Czechoslovakia visit

The front page has a one column heading: "CHIEF PF GESTAPO ARRIVES IN PRAGUE; UNREST CONTINUES" with subheads. (see) lengthy text continues inside. Just a few months before the outbreak of World War II.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions.

Category: The 20th Century

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