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Battle of Midway... official report... WWII....

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July 15, 1942

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, July 15, 1942

* Battle of Midway
* Official U.S. Navy report
* World War II - WWII

The front page has a one column heading: "20 JAP VESSELS, 275 PLANES SET AS MIDWAY TOLL" with subhead. (see) This was the official report from the United States Navy on the famed battle. The battle was actually fought over a month earlier, but the details were just now being released including the news of the USS Yorktown being sunk.
Other, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the central fold, a little spine wear, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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