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180002

50 issues with World War II content...

Item #180002
WORLD WAR II -- A lot of 50 issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.

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649270

50 issues with World War II content...

Item #649270
(50) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of fifty issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine from intuitional volumes, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.
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650970

25 issues with World War II content...

Item #650970
(25) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of 25 issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.
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691416

Hitler's New Year's Proclamation to his people...

Item #691416

January 02, 1942

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Jan. 2, 1942 



* Rare German occupation publication

* Adolph Hitler's new year proclamation




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

The front page is dominated by: "FUEHRER'S NEW YEAR PROCLAMATION TO HIS PEOPLE" "... See More  

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613988

Americans getting beaten in the Far East...

Item #613988

January 06, 1942

THE STAR, Guernsey, Jan. 6, 1942  Among the front page heads are: ""Japan Has Won Valuable Oil & Tin Besides Territories" "America's Record of Unbroken Defeats in Far Eastern Zone" "German Bomber & Fighter Formations Make Heavy Attacks On Feodosia" and more.

Four pages, small folio size, some binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition... See More  

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695758

Joe Louis joins the service...

Item #695758

January 13, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1942 



* Joe Louis joins U.S. Army

* Heavyweight Boxing Champion



The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "LOUIS SIGNS AT $21, EAGER 'TO GET JAPS'" with photo. (see)

Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition

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699602

Death of actress Carole Lombard...

Item #699602

January 17, 1942

MARION EVENING POST, Illinois, Jan. 17, 1942 



* Actress Carole Lombard death 

* Airplane crash disaster (1st report)




The top of the front page has a 2 column headline announcing: "Carole Lombard and 21 Others Believed Dead in Plane Crash" with over a full column article.

Complete with 4 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... 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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701670

Fighting U-Boats in American Waters...

Item #701670

January 30, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 30, 1942



* German U-boats in American waters

* Submarines along New Jersey coast

* Early in World War II - WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SUBS SIGHTED OFF JERSEY; Report 3 or 4 Boats in Pack" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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691415

Nazi magazine: Hitler on the cover...

Item #691415

January 31, 1942

KAROLLE, Wochenschrift Fur Unterhaltung, Wissen, Lebensfreude, Germany, Jan. 31, 1942  A Nazi-era newspaper which translates to: "CAROLE, A Weekly Magazine for entertainment, Knowledge, Joy of Life".

The front page features of photo of Adolf Hitler. A wealth of German propaganda within with many photos. 

Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.
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666308

1942 Marshalls-Gilberts raids... Pacific Islands...

Item #666308

February 02, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 2, 1942



* Marshalls-Gilberts raids - Pacific Islands

* USS Yorktown - Task Force 17

* Post Attack on Pearl Harbor

* Prelude to the Battle of Midway




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SIX JAP BASES RAIDED BY U. S." with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Marshall-Gilberts raids by Task Force 17 onboard the USS Yorkt... 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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588927

Launch of the USS Wisconsin...

Item #588927

February 13, 1942

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, February 13, 1942



* USS Butler & USS Gherardi launching w/ photo

* World War II destroyers




A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.



T... See More  

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648053

Laura Ingalls guilty as Nazi spy....

Item #648053

February 14, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1942



* Laura Ingalls (aviator)

* Convicted of treason

* Nazi - German spy




Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "INGALLS JURY GIVES VERDICT OF GUILTY" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.... See More  

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691517

1942 Fall of Singapore... Japanese capture...

Item #691517

February 16, 1942

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Feb. 16, 1942



* Battle - Fall of Singapore

* South-East Asian theatre

* Empire of Japan captures

* General Tomoyuki Yamashita




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Japanese Race to Finish Conquest; SINGAPORE SURRENDERS" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, some small... See More  

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670886

Paranoia concerning Japanese residents following Pearl Harbor...

Item #670886

February 22, 1942

SUNDAY LEADER--EXTRA, San Ysidro--Tijuana, California, Feb. 22, 1942  In the paranoia following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, this issue sports a headline likely not to be found outside of Southern California: "CHULA VISTA JAPS SEIZED BY AGENTS" with the text beginning: "Thirty-five 'highly nationalistics' were arrested in San Diego county last nite by federal & mili... See More  

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661196

Battle of Badung Strait....

Item #661196

February 23, 1942

NW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, February 23, 1942



* Battle of Badung Strait

* Bali - Dutch East Indies

* Imperial Japanese Navy




The front page has a nice banner headline: "JAP BALI FLEET SMASHED" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the Battle of Badung Strait which is off Bali in the Dutch East Indies. A false report here as history shows Japan won this battle.

Complete with al... See More  

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699585

"Alien Order" begins internment of Japanese during World War II...

Item #699585

February 23, 1942

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, February 23, 1942



* Internment of Japanese Americans

* FDR's Executive Order 9066

* Alien control order

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a two column heading: "At Least 6000 Japanese, German, Italian Aliens on West Coast Rounded Up" with subhead. (see images)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, irregular alon... See More  

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676995

1942 Japenese attack on California coast...

Item #676995

February 24, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Feb. 24, 1942 



* Attack on California coast

* Ellwood oil field shelling

* Japanese submarine I-17




The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Army and Navy Planes Hunt Jap Sub Off Pacific Coast" with subhead. (see) This brief yet very historic shelling only caused minor damage to the oil field—a pump house and a single oil derrick w... See More  

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696768

Japenese attack California coast...

Item #696768

February 24, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1942 



* Attack on California coast

* Ellwood oil field shelling

* Japanese submarine I-17




The front page banner headline proclaims: "SUBMARINE SHELLS CALIFORNIA OIL PLANT" with subheads. (see)

This brief yet very historic shelling only caused minor damage to the oil field—a pump house and a single oil derrick were destroyed—but its i... See More  

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701956

The "Battle of Los Angeles" during World War II...

Item #701956

February 25, 1942

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Feb. 25, 1942 



* Battle of Los Angeles - Air Raid

* Japanese airplane attack ? UFO's ?




The front page has a two column headline: "War in California: Intern Japs, Congressmen Demand; Sub Raider Is Still Loose" with subheads. (see images)

This is a report on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles".  This event was a curious inci... See More  

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701429

1942 USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) Sinking...

Item #701429

March 03, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 3, 1942



* USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) sinking

* United States Navy destroyer

* German submarine U-578 - U-boat

* Cape May, New Jersey - Atlantic coast




The front page has a great banner headline in displayable lettering: "SUB SINKS DESTROYER OFF N.J., MANY LOST" with subhead. (see images) Terrific for display.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning at t... See More  

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690413

More Japanese bombs hit Honolulu...

Item #690413

March 05, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1942 

 

* Operation K - Japanese naval operation

* Second attack on Pearl Harbor




The front page has a banner headline: "JAP ISLE RAIDED BY 30 PLANES" with subheads. Also a small one column heading: "Bombs Fall In Honolulu" with even small subheads. (see)

Complete with 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp wit... 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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686615

1942 Invasion of Salamaua-Lae...

Item #686615

March 19, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1942



* Invasion of Salamaua-Law

* Territory of New Guinea

* Imperial Japanese Navy




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "23 JAPANESE SHIPS BLASTED BY ALLIED FLIERS; TOLL OFF NEW GUINEA INCLUDES 12 WARSHIPS" with subheads and related map. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete ... See More  

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657061

MacArthur: "I shall return"...

Item #657061

March 21, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1942 



* General Douglas MacArthur

* "I Shall Return" quote as 1st reported

* World War II Philippines




One of the front page headlines reads: "Australia Gives MacArthur Wild Welcome" after his departure from the Philippines, with the first column head: "General Vows To Do His Best; Throng Cheers"

The report is from an inte... See More  

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684327

"Silver Shirts" founder is arrested...

Item #684327

April 04, 1942

PHOENIX GAZETTE, Phoenix, Arizona, April 4, 1942 



* William Dudley Pelley's arrest

* Founder/leader of the "Silver Shirts of America"




The front page of "front page #2" has the full banner headline: "'SILVER SHIRTS' LEADER IS ARRESTED", with subhead: "Faces Prison Term Up To 20 Years, Heavy Fine".  The coverage tells of the arrest... 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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699606

The fall of Bataan by an eye-witness...

Item #699606

April 11, 1942

MARION EVENING POST, Illinois, April 11, 1942 



* Battle of Bataan ends

* Allies surrender to Japanese

* Philippines Campaign

* World War II - WWII




The front page features a banner headline announcing: "U.P. EYE WITNESS TELLS OF BATAAN'S FALL" with the related report taking two full columns.

Many other war-related front page reports.

Four pages, light toning and minor ... See More  

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691661

U.S. Bombers Raid Japan in the Philippines...

Item #691661

April 16, 1942

DAILY MIRROR, New York, April 16, 1942  The 3-line, full-banner banner headline announces: "U.S. BOMBERS RAID JAPS IN PHILIPPINES," with supporting text and additional photos on inside pages. Great WWII era issue for display. Other war related news along with news of the day found throughout.

Complete in 36 pages, tabloid size, evenly toned, nice condition.

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698883

1942 Doolittle raid of Japan....

Item #698883

April 18, 1942

MARION EVENING POST, Illinois, April 18, 1942



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan (1st report)

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. PLANES BOMB JAPANESE MAINLAND" with subhead. (see images) This was the famous Doolittle raid on Japan. It was not known at the time that James "Jimmy" ... See More  

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685303

1942 Doolittle raid of Japan....

Item #685303

April 19, 1942

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 19, 1942



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JAPAN WARNED OF MORE RAIDS BY U.S. PLANES" with subhead: "Bombers Come from Carriers, Report". Coverage continues on page 8 with related map and 3 photos. This was the ... See More  

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686245

1942 Doolittle raid of Japan....

Item #686245

April 21, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1942



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier




The front page has a one column heading: "TOKYO NOW TELLS OF 10 U.S. PLANES" with subhead. (see) This was the famous Doolittle raid on Japan. It was not known at the time that James "Jimmy" Doolittle was involved due to secre... See More  

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691850

Jimmy Doolittle becomes WWII General....

Item #691850

April 24, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 24, 1942



* James 'Jimmy' Doolittle becomes a General

* Post Doolittle raid on Japan

* World War II - WWII




Page 4 has a two column heading: "President Makes Doolittle a General, Has Navy Jump O'Hare 30 Numbers" with photo of James 'Jimmy' Doolittle. Interesting he received this honor just a few days after his famous air raid ... See More  

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632539

Hitler says: "Britain can win nothing..."

Item #632539

April 27, 1942

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), April 27, 1942 



* Adolph Hitler



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

The ftpg. is mostly taken up with: "Herr Hitler Assumes Supreme Command" "Heralds Final Blow in Britain's Downfall" with lead-in note: &qu... See More  

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698055

A newsletter printed on-board a British escort ship...

Item #698055

May 03, 1942

THE STALKER, May 3, 1942  



* Royal Navy publication during the war



There is very little information on this crudely produced newsletter. It looks very much like other "camp" newspapers produced on board ships during World War II for the benefit of the personnel on-board. This is the volume 1, number 11 issue.

Research leans towards this being the newsletter for one of a large... See More  

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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.



... See More  

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698056

A newsletter printed on-board a British escort ship...

Item #698056

May 09, 1942

THE STALKER, May 9, 1942  There is very little information on this crudely produced newsletter. It looks very much like other "camp" newspapers produced on board ships during World War II for the benefit of the personnel on board. This is the volume 1, number 11 issue.

Research leans towards this being the newsletter for one of a large group of escort aircraft carriers transferred ... See More  

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

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566388

Printed in limited numbers...

Item #566388

May 12, 1942

THE STALKER, May 12, 1942 



* Rare United States Military issue 

* World War II 




This is a crudely done military newspaper from early in World War II, produced on a mimeograph machine. A single sheet measuring 8 1/2 by 13 inches.



Various war-related news with the back page taken up with a war-themed poem. Nice condition.... See More  

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701137

1942 Doolittle raid of Japan...

Item #701137

May 19, 1942

MARION EVENING POST, Illinois, May 19, 1942 



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan is revealed 

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers 

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. FLIER TELLS OF RAID ON JAPAN" (see images) Nice for display. This was when it was first reported that Jimmy Doolittle was the leader of the ... 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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697830

re. 1942 Doolittle raid of Japan...

Item #697830

May 20, 1942

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 20, 1942 



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan is revealed 

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers 

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier
 



The front page has two column photo of President Roosevelt giving Doolittle the Congressional Medal; of Honor with heading: "Plane Racer Bombed Tokyo" with brief text. (see images) This was when... See More  

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695824

Last issue, with a huge list of men stationed there, with addresses...

Item #695824

June 01, 1942

 MEDICO, Camp Lee, Virginia, June 1, 1942  



* Fort Gregg-Adams

* Prince George County

* United States Army




This was a "camp" newspaper as most camps during World War II had their own, crude newspaper meant only for those stationed there, typically created with a typewriter & mimeograph machine, printed on single sheets and stapled together.

Such is the case with th... See More  

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620355

HMS Trinidad torpodoes itself... Doolittle addresses aircraft workers...

Item #620355

June 02, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1942  Page 10 has one column headings: "British Reports Loss Of 8,000-Ton Cruiser" "Trinidad Had Convoyed Ships to Russia--Captain Is Rescued".  This is 1st report coverage on the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Trinidad disaster.

Also reported is "Doolittle Hails B-25" "Tells Inglewood Workers of Raid of Japan in Their Planes&q... See More  

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661646

1942 Bombing of Essen, Germany... Krupp factory...

Item #661646

June 02, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 2, 1942



* Bombing of Essen, Germany

* Thousand bomber-raids

* Krupp factory




The front page gas a great banner headline: "1036 PLANES RAID ESSEN" with subheads that include: "Krupp Plant Battered By 3000 Tons of Bombs" and more. Nice for display.

Completer with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthe... See More  

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663745

1942 Operation Millennium Cologne Germany....

Item #663745

June 02, 1942

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 2, 1942



* Cologne Germany 1,000 bomber raid

* Operation Millennium - World War II




The front page has a nice headline in bold lettering: "20,000 REPORTED DEAD IN COLOGNE!" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on the famous 1,000 bomber raid on Cologne Germany by the RAF during World War II.

Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at... See More  

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$42.00
697827

Dutch Harbor, Alaska bombed.... Midway...

Item #697827

June 04, 1942

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass, June 4, 1942.



* Dutch Harbor, Alaska

* Japanese airplane attack

* Battle of Midway eve


* Reinhard Heydrich killed

* "The Blond Beast" "Hangman"




The front page has a nice banner headline: "WEST COAST ALERT FOR RAIDS" with subheads and related map. (see images) Nice for display.

Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the margin... See More  

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628096

Is Japan using poison gas?

Item #628096

June 05, 1942

BOSTON EVENING GLOBE---EXTRA, June 5, 1942 The headline announces: "F.D. CHARGES JAPS USING POISON GAS" with subheads including: "Warns U.S. Will Retaliate If Practice Continues".

Complete in 32 pages, some light staining, generally good.

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$31.00
702507

Battle Of Midway Won In 1942...

Item #702507

June 06, 1942

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 6, 1942



* Battle Of Midway ends w/ win

* Japanese vs. American Navy

* World war II original - WWII




The front page has a five column headline: "DEFENDERS OF MIDWAY FORCE JAPS TO RETREAT" with subhead. (see images)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.... See More  

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$92.00
665422

1942 Lidice Czechoslovakia massacre...

Item #665422

June 11, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 11, 1942



* Lidice Czechoslovakia massacre

* World War II Nazis liquidation

* Battle of Midway victory




The front page has a two column heading: "Nazis Destroy Czech Village; Shoot All Men, Jail Women" Small related map on page 5. (see) First report coverage on the annihilation of the town of Lidice Czechoslovakia by the Nazis. This was in reprisal ... See More  

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$57.00
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