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Closing events of World War II in a ship's newspaper...
Item # 664529
July 14, 1945
BUTNER WORLD NEWS, July 14, 1945
* Rare U.S. troop transport title
* World War II - WWII
This is a mimeographed newspaper produced by the staff on board the USS General H.W. Butner, the American troop carrier transporting troops from Europe to the Pacific.
It is a four page newspaper, typewriter set, with front page headlines including: "Third Fleet Damaged by Typhoon, Nimitz: Headquarters Reveals" "Superfortresses Again Fire Japanese Cities" "Wake Island Japs Eat Goony Birds"
Measures 8 by 13 inches, has two leaves stapled together, printed on pgs. 1, 3 & 4, page 2 being blank. Very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century