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1939 Battle of the River Forth...



Item # 660248

October 17, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1939

* Battle of the River Forth - Scotland
* Rosyth Naval Base - Firth of Forth
* Supermarine Spitfires vs. Junkers Ju 88


The top of the front page has a five column headline: "NAZIS BOMB NAVY BASE IN SCOTLAND, HIT CRUISER, KILL 15, LOSE 4 PLANES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 with 2 related photos and map.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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