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Nazis attack the Athenia... World War II begins...



Item # 665716

September 5, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, FINAL MORNING EXTRA!, September 5, 1939 

* SS Athenia, the 1st British ship sunk by Germany in WWII
* World War II at the beginning
* Britain and France entering the war


The front page has a nice headline announcing: "NAZI SUB SHELLED THE ATHENIA'S PASSENGERS AS SHIP WAS SINKING" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.
Complete issue with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a little archival mending along the right and top margins, generally in good condition.

Category: World War II

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