World War II

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561413

Corregidor Surrenders in 1942....

Item #561413

May 07, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, May 7, 1942



* United States surrender Corregidor

* Japan islands

* World War II original




This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "Japs Push On After Fall of Corregidor" and more. (see)



Other news of the day with much on World War II.



Lite browning with little spine wear, otherwise good.



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161481

Item #161481

January 01, 1945

THE CHINA LANTERN, Calcutta, India, 1945. An interesting & unusual newspaper published for the American forces in World War II, with notation: "Precensored For Mailing" in the dateline. Much on the war, 4 pages, some photos, minimal wear. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown... See More  

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207209

No peace news received...

Item #207209

August 14, 1945

SPRINGFIELD DAILY NEWS, Massachusetts, August 14, 1945  

 2 O'Clock Extra bold banner headlines: "No Nippon Peace Note Is Received, Swiss Tell U.S. - Messages 'Do Not Contain Answer World Awaits'" with subhead: "Truman's Aide Reads Message To State Dept.". Other articles "Washington Expects Peace Vigil to End Soon as Japan's Note Dallies Arou... See More  

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564642

"Nazi" newspaper from an English island...

Item #564642

January 31, 1944

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Jan. 31, 1944 



* Rare Nazi issue from a captured island



A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.



Among the front page heads are: " 'Britain's Role in Europe is Finished for Ever' -- Herr Hitler"  "Fuehrer's Stirri... See More  

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630752

Adolph Hitler ousted ?....

Item #630752

August 09, 1943

THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, August 9, 1943



* Adolph Hitler Abolished ?

* Hermann Goering & William Keitel




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Shelving Of Hitler Would Mean Little To Allies, Lochner Says" with subhead. (see) Of course this was a false report but interesting though.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a li... See More  

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596926

First day of Battle... Nazis vs. Russia...

Item #596926

June 24, 1941

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 24, 1941



* Germany vs. Russia - 1st Day

* World War II, WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUSSIA SAYS BROAD GERMAN DRIVE FAILS, ADMITS BREST-LITOVSK LOST" with subheads.  Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout.

Complete in 18 pages, light browning, minor spine wear, otherwise in good con... See More  

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597008

Battle of Luzon begins.... U.S. Marines land...

Item #597008

January 10, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, January 10, 1945 



* Battle of Luzon begins 

* Lingayen Gulf 

* Douglas McArthur
 



The front page has a banner headline: "AMERICANS LAND ON LUZON" with subheads that include: "Large Forces Invade Island at 4 Points" and more (see photos) 1st report coverage on the landing at Luzon, Philippines from Lingayen Gulf.



Ot... See More  

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610553

1945 occupation of Japan begins...

Item #610553

August 31, 1945

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, August 31, 1945



* U.S. occupation of Japan begins (Tokyo)

* General Douglas MacArthur takes over

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay




The front page has a banner headline: "Tokyo Japanese Remain Unbowed" with subheads and related photo. Coverage on the initial occupation Japan with the United States Navy entering Tokyo Bay. The official sign... See More  

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160574

Item #160574

May 09, 1945

TOPEKA DAILY CAPTIAL, May 9, 1945 Banner head: "SURRENDER ORDERS RATIFIED" Subheads include: "Stalin Announces German Surrender" "War Guns of Europe Officially Silenced" Little irregular at the spine but no text loss.

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647770

Ernie Pyle as WWII correspondent...

Item #647770

April 21, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, London Edition, April 21, 1945  This famous 4 page military newspaper has various World War II reports with much on the closing days of the European War and the end of Nazi Germany.



However the key item in this issue is a three column heading on page 2 that reads: "Lifebelts Make Foxhole a Real Comfortable Bed" which is a correspondence by famous WWII Ameri... See More  

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608810

Great Hermann Goering headline...

Item #608810

May 20, 1942

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, May 20, 1942



* Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering



the front page has a very nice banner headline above the masthead: "GOERING GROANS AT WAR PLIGHT" with subhead. (see)  Nice for display.

Incomplete issue containing all 16 pages of the 1st section of a two section newspaper.

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568012

Germany bombs London, England...

Item #568012

September 12, 1940

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 12, 1940 



* The Blitz (1st Phase)

* Germany bombs London, England

* Adolph Hitler




This 12 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "RAF Planes Shower Fire Bombs On Berlin and Coast Ports" with subheads that include: "LONDON RAIDS ARE CONTINUED BY GERMANS" and more.



Other news of the day throug... See More  

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567771

Germany bombs London, England...

Item #567771

September 11, 1940

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1940 



* The Blitz (1st Phase)

* Germany bombs London, England

* Adolph Hitler




This 8 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "Nazis Promise Full Scale Blitzkreig To Capture British Isles" with subheads and map of London. (see)



Other news of the day throughout. Few tiny binding holes along the left ... See More  

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664395

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #664395

May 10, 1941

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 10, 1941 



* Rare German occupation title

* World War II - WWII




Among the front page reports are: "Rommel, The Gallant Swabian Commander of the German Troops In Africa" "German Submarine Commander Sinks 4 Enemy Merchant Ships..." "Bomb Hits of All Calibres on Industrial Works in England"  "The Bombardment o... See More  

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646709

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #646709

October 29, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 29, 1942  Among the front page reports are: "Roosevelt's Envoy Pours Cold Water On British Attack" "Churchill Stages a Side-Show Instead of Second Front" "4 U.S. A. Aircraft Carriers Sunk" "Great Sea Battle in Pacific" "Fiercer Fighting On Egyptian Front" and more.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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620299

Hitler's letter to Petain...

Item #620299

November 28, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Nov. 28, 1942  Among the front page heads are: "Axis Troops Occupy French Naval Base at Toulon" "Fuehrer's Letter To Marshal Petain" "Demobilisation of Treacherous French Forces" "Stalin's Desperate Move Will Hasten His Own Destruction" and more.

Four pages, very nice condition.

This newspaper was published on this island i... See More  

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595334

Worldwide Jewish army to fight Hitler ?...

Item #595334

September 03, 1940

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION Massachusetts, September 3, 1940 



* Jewish - Jews - Jewry army ? 

* Adolph Hitler - Nazis - Hitlerism 

* World War II 




The front page has two column  headlines: "Would Form Jewish Army To Aid Britain in War" and "Zionists Leaders Hope to Get Most of Proposed 100,000 Soldiers in U.S." See photos for text here.



Other news... See More  

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621799

No Peace for Germany...

Item #621799

March 14, 1945

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, March 14, 1945  This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of WWII. During the Nazi occupation they took over this newspaper and filled it with pro-German propaganda, offering a unique insight into how the Axis reported the news during the war.

Consequently, the pro-Nazi front page ... See More  

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672897

1945 occupation of Japan begins...

Item #672897

August 29, 1945

DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 29, 1945



* U.S. occupation of Japan begins

* General William Halsey Jr.

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) enters Tokyo Bay




The top half of the front page is taken up with a nice, displayable headline: "HALSEY SAILS FLAGSHIP INTO TOKYO BAY" Coverage on the initial occupation Japan with the United States Navy entering Tokyo Bay on page 3. The official signin... See More  

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663393

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #663393

May 03, 1941

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 3, 1941



* Rare German occupation title

* World War II - WWII




Among the front page reports are: "The Remainder Of The Fleeing British Forces Caught" "8,200 British Prisoners Taken in Greece" "The Fate of England Is Already Seettled" "Mr. Roosevelt's Bellicose Tendencies" and more.

Four pages, great conditio... See More  

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594720

Rome, Italy bombardment...

Item #594720

July 19, 1943

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1943



* Bombing of Rome, Italy

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROME BOMBED FOR FIRST TIME" with subheads that include: "Main Railroad Freight Yards In Eternal City Chief Allied Objective" and more.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few small bindin... See More  

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568415

Capture of Cologne... Al Capone's brother faces murder charges...

Item #568415

March 07, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, March 7, 1945 



* Cologne, Germany captured 

* Yanks 




The front page has a banner headline "Yanks Capture Cologne" with subheads. Page 5 includes an article "Al Capone's Brother Faces Murder Rap".



This famous military newspaper has additional World War II reports with much on the closing days of the Europe... See More  

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624540

Now that the war with Germany is over, where will the soldiers go?

Item #624540

May 09, 1945

An "ARMY TALKS" EXTRA, European Theater of Operations, May 9, 1945  A four page "Extra" of this military publication focused on the concerns of soldiers and redeployment now that the war with Germany has ended. The ftpg. headline: "2 Down and 1 To Go" is followed by details on the "Adjusted Service Rating Card" soldiers had to fill out to determine if t... See More  

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549299

Japan surrendering...

Item #549299

August 10, 1945

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, August 10, 1945



* Japan surrendering

* World War II original




This 10 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "U.S. Prepares to Reject Jap Offer to Surrender but Keep Emperor" with related subheads and photo.



Other news of the day throughout. good condition.... See More  

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621798

American Navy is helpless against German U-boats...

Item #621798

April 07, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, April 7, 1942  This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of WWII. During the Nazi occupation they took over this newspaper and filled it with pro-German propaganda, offering a unique insight into how the Axis reported the news during the war.

Consequently, the pro-Nazi front page h... See More  

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656093

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #656093

January 16, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 20, 1943   Among the front page reports are: "Britain Warned That Attack On Europe Will Bring Disaster" "Misery & Poverty in Coming Years The Price of Invasion" "More Heavy Bombs Dropped In London Area" "Germans Destroy 10,000th Plane" "Many More Volunteers For Eastern Front" "No Whitewash... See More  

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662512

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #662512

November 06, 1944

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Nov. 6, 1944  Among the front page reports are: "German Garrison's Foil Allied Break-Through To Big River Bridges" "Forging the New Weapons for German Forces" & much more.

Four pages, great condition.



This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during most of WWII, from ... See More  

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555811
Item #555811

July 13, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 13, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady in a swimming suit, covering her head with a newspaper and is running down the beach as she has been caught in the rain. (see photo).



Within this issue are articles titled "Winston Churchill and His American Mother" and Orson Welles without Whiskers".

There a... See More  

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567135

World War II... Germany...

Item #567135

May 13, 1940

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 13, 1940 



* World War II Germany 

* Invading European Countries
 



This 3 page newspaper a nice two line banner headline in on the front page: "BELGIANS FORCED BACK NEAR LIEGE; SWEDEN BLACKS OUT AS NAZIS MOVE" with subheads. (see)



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise go... See More  

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651217

Germans capture Liege Belgium...

Item #651217

May 13, 1940

THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, May 13, 1940



* Nazis invade Liege Belgium

* World War II - WWII




This 10 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "BERLIN CLAIMS ENTRY INTO LIEGE CITY" with subheads that include: "Nazi Soldiers Force Way Into Citadel As Belgians Fight Back" and more. (see)



Other news of the day. Light browning with some margin wear, other... See More  

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551155

USS Grunion submarine officially lost...

Item #551155

October 05, 1942

THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, October 5, 1942



* USS Grunion submarine officially lost

* 1st report




This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 2: "Submarine Grunion Lost, Navy Announces" "Usually Carried Crew of 65; Was Launched Soon After Pearl Harbor Attack"



Other news of the day with much on World War II.



Light browning with little spine wear, ot... See More  

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669286

A Nazi newspaper from an English island...

Item #669286

October 08, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 8, 1942



* Rare German occupation title

* World War II - WWII




Among the front page reports are: "Stalin's Challenge To Britain & the United States--0Honour Your Second-Front Pledges or Take the Consequences" "Tighter Grip On Stalingrad" and more.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.



This... See More  

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559169

Operation Catapult...

Item #559169

July 05, 1940

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts MA July 5, 1940



* Attack on Mers-el-Kébir

* Operation Catapult

* Royal Navy

* French fleet




This 10 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "British Bottle Up More French Units At Alexandria" with subheads. (see photos) Other news of the day throughout.



Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in good ... See More  

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561232

Operation Catapult...

Item #561232

July 06, 1940

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 6, 1940



* Attack on Mers-el-Kébir

* Operation Catapult

* Royal Navy

* French fleet




This 8 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "British Report French Destroyer Sunk, Gunboat Torpedoed" with subheads and photo the French battle Dunkerque.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor marg... See More  

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562116

President Medal of Freedom established...

Item #562116

July 08, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 8, 1945 



* Presidential Medal of Freedom established 

* President Harry Truman 

* World War II original
 



This 30+ page newspaper has a small, somewhat discrete one column headline on page 6: "Civilian War Decoration Is Created by Truman"



Tells of President Harry Truman creating the Medal Of Freedom



Although a small ... See More  

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613116

Apparent German & Japanese successes...

Item #613116

February 09, 1942

EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Feb. 9, 1942 



* Rare Nazi Occupation title



This island was occupied by the Germans during World War II so all reporting is pro-Nazi propaganda, yet in English as residents were British. The front page has: "Large Sections of Two Soviet Divisions Wiped Out" "Another Six Ships Sunk Off American Coast" "Britain Worried Over... See More  

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561662

William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw)...

Item #561662

June 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 19, 1945 



* William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) 

* Arrested for treason 



This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6: "HAW HAW APPEARS ON TREASON CHARGE" "Axis Propagandist Subdued as He Faces London Court--600-Year Old Law Invoked"



Tells of the indictment of William Joyce.



Other news of the day with much ... See More  

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613115

From a German-occupied island...

Item #613115

May 16, 1941

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, May 16, 1941 



* Rare Nazi occupation title



This island was occupied by the Germans during World War II so all reporting is pro-Nazi propaganda, yet in English as residents were British. The front page has: "German Submarine in North Atlantic Sinks Auxiliary Cruiser of 20,000 Tons" "England Has Destroyed India - Gandhi's Reply to Am... See More  

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595846

Death of Ernie Pyle...

Item #595846

April 19, 1945

THE STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, April 19, 1945 



* Ernie Pyle killed

* American journalist

* Lejima - Okinawa Island




This is the "...Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater...". The banner head announces: "Yanks Cross Czech Border" but the more significant front page report is: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed in Action" with a photo of him. Py... See More  

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546574
Item #546574

January 14, 1944

PM DAILY, New York, N.Y., dated January 14, 1944.



Headlines on the frontpage read "PM Exposes Convicted Franco Aid In U.s. Job" "Soldier Vote Gag!" "Poles May Avoid Frontier Issue in Reply to Moscow" "Valentine Moves to Kick Out Un-American Cops". The paper features other war news and stories of the day.



This is a complete issue and does contain a wa... See More  

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162019

Yanks and Reds smash Nazi lines...

Item #162019

October 09, 1944

THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Pennsylvania, October 9, 1944  Bold, banner headline: "Yanks And Reds Smash Nazi Lines" as well as subheads including: "Yanks Deliver Heavy Air Blows In Pacific" and "Wendell L. Willkie Dies In New York". Paper is in great condition. See photo for additional details.

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635492

Interview with an American deserter...

Item #635492

October 28, 1942

EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 28, 1942   Among the front page reports are: "British & Canadian Thrust Repelled" "Counter-Attacks Throws Back Red Army in East Prussia" "France Heading for Collapse" "An American Deserter Speaks" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel ... See More  

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637001

From this German-held island...

Item #637001

January 24, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Jan. 24, 1942  Among the front page reports are: "Why Does Britain Continue War Which Is Leading Her to Ruin?" "Heavy Losses Inflicted on Russians In German Counter-Atttack" "Fate of Singapore: Growing Anxiety In London" "Japanese Progress In Burmah" and more.

Four pages, 12 by 16 inches.

This newspaper was publish... See More  

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650870

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650870

May 05, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 5, 1945 



* Rare military title

* Jungles of New Guinea

* World War II - WWII




The front page banner headline reads: "COLLAPSE IN NORTH GERMANY" with subheads including: "600,000 Germans Surrender Arms" "Australians Close On Main Tarakan Airstrip Against Stiff Defence" and "American Rumors of Ja
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599346

Goebbels threatens Jews with extermination...

Item #599346

June 15, 1942

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 15, 1942 



* Joseph Goebbels broadcast 

* Extermination of Jews ?
 



Page has a two column heading: "Nazis Hit British Terrorism; Goebbels Threatens Jews" which is one of Joseph Goebbel 's radio broadcasts to the German people.



Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More  

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621327

Inside Japan from the midst of World War II...

Item #621327

February 21, 1944

PM DAILY, New York, Feb. 21, 1944  Front page heads: "Inside Japan - Jap Fascism Enslaves 70 Million" "Score at Truk" "Hospital Shakedown" "Badoglio Moves to Keep His Job" "The Bedaux Story" "Sues to Regain Cartel Stock"".

Tabloid size, complete in 20 pages, nice condition.

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564655

"Nazi" newspaper from an English island...

Item #564655

January 13, 1943

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Jan. 13, 1943 



* Rare Nazi paper from a captured island



A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.



Among the front page heads are: " 'German U-Boats Score Terrific Successes" "90,000 Tons Shipping Sunk By Subs" "... See More  

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568734

Battle of El Alamein...

Item #568734

July 04, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 4, 1942  This 28 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "BRITISH STRIKE HARD AT ROMMEL AS HE WITHDRAWS TO REORGANIZE"

with subheads. (see) Nice to have in this famous title.



Other news of the day with much on World War II. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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588094

Pro-Nazi newspaper from World War II...

Item #588094

March 09, 1942

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, March 9, 1942 



* Pro Nazi Paper

* World War II




This island in the English Channel was occupied by the Germans during World War II so all reporting is pro-Nazi propaganda. On the front page "German Air Force Deal Devastating Blows on Soviets - Successful German Reconnaissance Thrust in North Africa", "The New Japanese Successes", &q... See More  

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585293

Loretta Young... The Solomons...

Item #585293

May 02, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, May 2, 1950  The front of this issue contains a photo of Loretta Young with an accompanying inside story "The Story of Loretta Young - Her 25 Years on the Screen Span Two Eras of Hollywood History" and additional photos.



Also included is an article "Sketch Book in the Solomons - armed only with pencil stubs, artist Howard B... See More  

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