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622133

Italo Balbo killed in 1940....

Item #622133

June 30, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1940



* Italo Balbo killed

* Italian Blackshirt

* Marshal of the Air Force




The front page has a five column headline that reads: "BALBO KILLED, HIS PLANE SHOT DOWN" with subheads that include: "Italy In Mourning" "Fascist Leader Had Been Sent to Libya After Reported Jealously of Premier" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside... See More  

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$38.00
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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$28.00
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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$42.00
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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$28.00
620298

Pro-Nazis newspaper in the English language...

Item #620298

June 19, 1943

THE STAR, Guernsey, June 19, 1943  Among the front page heads are: "Seven U.S. Transports & Destroyer Sunk in Pacific Battle" "Heavy Bomb Attack on Portsmouth" "Communist Grip on Britain Growing" and more.

Four pages, very nice condition.

This newspaper was published on this island in the English Channel and was occupied by the Germans during almost all of ... See More  

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$25.00
619717

World War II era "camp" newsletter...

Item #619717

December 31, 1942

NEWSETTE, (from where?), Dec. 31, 1942  A crude, typewriter-set single sheet newsletter "For Supply, By Supply, About Supply" as noted in the dateline. One of many WWII era newsletters created for local consumption, this seemingly from a civilian-based military supply camp. Nice condition.

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$18.00
618757

Mahatma Gandhi starts hunger strike...

Item #618757

February 11, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 11, 1943



* Mahatma Gandhi starts fast 

* Indian independence movement

* World War II era original




The front page has one column headings: "Gandhi Starts 21-Day Fast on Citrus Juice" "Viceroy Condemns New Hunger Strike" with small photo. (see)

Other news of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 pages, a little margin wea... See More  

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$30.00
617735

Jewish Warsaw Ghetto established...

Item #617735

December 15, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1940



* Warsaw, Poland Ghetto established

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica

* Nazi-occupied Europe




This 80+ page Sunday edition newspaper has small one column headlines on page 7 that read: "New Warsaw Ghetto Described In Berlin" and "Jews May Leave Walled Area Only With Nazi Permit". Brief coverage on establishment & description of the large... See More  

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$59.00
616241

Rescue of Mussolini in 1943...

Item #616241

September 13, 1943

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, September 13, 1943



* Gran Sasso Raid - Operation Eiche

* Benito Mussolini rescued (1st report)




The front page has a three column headline: "ALLIES TAKE 2 CITIES; DUCE FREE, SAY NAZIS" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage of the "Gran Sasso Raid" which rescued Benito Mussolini in Italy.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day ... See More  

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$34.00
615264

Death of Ernie Pyle...

Item #615264

April 19, 1945

COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, April 19, 1945 



* Ernie Pyle killed

* American journalist

* Lejima - Okinawa Island




The front page has a two column heading: "Ernie Pyle To be Buried Among Foot Soldier Pals" with photo. (see)

Other news of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little irregular along spine, generally good.... See More  

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$30.00
614918

A five issue set for less than $40!

Explore the 1st half of the 20th century...

Item #614918
(5) A set of five Original Newspapers, one each from the first five decades of the 20th century: 1900-1909, 1910-1919, 1920-1929, 1930-1939, and 1940-1949. From the turn of the century through the Great Depression and onward into & beyond WWII, this set of newspapers will provide a glimpse of this 1/2 century like none other - at a great price - less than the cost of 1 "birthday paper&quo... See More  

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$90.00
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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$26.00
613224

WWII Nazi Germany on Guernsey Island...

Item #613224

November 17, 1943

EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, November 17, 1943. This four page 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. The front page of this issue includes headl... 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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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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610576

1945 invasion of Lingayen Gulf begins....

Item #610576

January 09, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 9, 1945  The front page has a nice banner headline: "Jap Ships Flee From Philippines" with subheads "Nip Planes go Into Hiding As Powerful U.S. Sea, Air Forces Make Heavy Blows" "U.S. Invasion Of Luzon Island Appears Close" "Tokyo Continues to Tell of Huge Yank Fleets in Lingayen Region" which a... 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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610358

Theodor Eicke, head of Concentration Camps, killed...

Item #610358

March 04, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1943 



* Jailer Theodor Eicke killed 

* Jewish concentration camps
 



This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 3: "Chief Reich Jailer Killed", "Eicke, Head of Concentration Camps, Slain in Action". See photo for brief, but 1st report coverage on the death of Theodor Eicke. Eicke was a key figure in the establis... See More  

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$44.00
610221

Tunis is captured...

Item #610221

May 07, 1943

HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, May 7, 1943 



* Tunis & Bizerte, Tunisia captured



Above the masthead is: "6th War Extra" with the bold banner headline announcing: "TUNIS, BIZERTE ARE CAPTURED" with related subheads. Nice for display.

The front leaf only, a little irregular along spine, otherwise in nice displayable condition.... 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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$28.00
606556

World War II magazine from India...

Item #606556

September 01, 1945

PHOENIX, September 1, 1945  This was "An Allied Magazine for All Allied Forces in Southeast Air Command", published in Calcutta, India. Contains a wealth of photos of both the local area & culture as well as of World War II. The back page is a photo of "Eva Gardner".

A nice magazine done in "Life" magazine format, 22 pages, with covers, nice condition.

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$36.00
604844

America at war: The Great War Collection (eleven issues)...

Item #604844
THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every major "American" war from The French and Indian War through The Gulf War. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 9 being American newspapers), one each for:



French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American ... See More  

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$195.00
603623

Jewish women supporting the war effort...

Item #603623

October 01, 1944

WOMEN'S DIVISION BULLETIN,, October, 1944 This is a small publication issued by the: "Women's Division--National Jewish Welfare Board" and includes a Star of Davis emblem in the masthead. The focus is on the efforts of women to support the fighting troops during World War II.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, Library of Congress stamp at the top, nice condition.

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$37.00
602501

Jewish Holocaust... public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #602501

July 27, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1943



* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time

* Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations


* Lomza & Bialystok



Page 3 has small one column headings: "2,500 Poles Executed" "Mass Executions in Lomza and Bialystok Reported"



See photo for brief coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewi... See More  

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599405

Naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins...

Item #599405

November 12, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1942 



* Naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins 



The front page has one column headings: "OUR MEN IN DRIVES ON GUADALCANAL", "Push to East and West With Army Air Support--Foe Is Again Hit in Aleutians" 1st report coverage on the beginning of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much... See More  

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599009

Clarence B. Craft... Okinawa hero...

Item #599009

June 13, 1945

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 13, 1945



* Clarence B. Craft

* Battle of Okinawa

* Medal of Honor




Near the bottom of the front page is a five column headline: "One-Man Attack Kills 30 Japs, Snaps Line". This is 1st report coverage on World War II rifleman, Clarence B. Craft, single handily attacking Japanese positions on "Hen Hill" during the
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599001

Hitler & Eva Braun had children?...

Item #599001

June 12, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1945



* Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun's children?

* World War II - WWII




This 36 page  newspaper has a very interesting but discrete report on page 6 with small one column headings: "Tells Of Hitler Children", "Swede Reports Hunt for Them--No Comment at Shaef". This report claims that Hitler & Braun had two young ch... See More  

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598894

World War II camp newspaper...

Item #598894

November 28, 1945

CEBU, Hollandia, Netherlands East Indies, Nov. 28, 1945  In the dateline is "An Army Daily", being one of the various "camp newspapers from the WWII era printed on small sheets by a mimeograph machine. Some of the front page reports are headed: "All ETO Troops Back Home by Feb. 1, Senator Says; Takes Ride In Troopships" "Hitler Planned to Rub Out Ambassador"... See More  

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598876

United States land in French Africa...

Item #598876

November 08, 1942

THE SUNDAY STAR-NEWS, Wilmington, North Carolina, November 8, 1942 



* World War II 

* Allies land in Africa 

* United States marines
 



The front page has a banner headline: "POWERFUL AMERICAN FORCES LANDING IN FRENCH AFRICA IN NATION'S FIRST BIG-SCALE OFFENSIVE" with subheads and small photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower. This is 1st report coverage of the a... See More  

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598731

WWII gas rationing in the U.S....

Item #598731

December 18, 1942

BOSTON TRAVELER - Extra, Boston, Massachusetts, December 18, 1942



* World War II - WWII



The front page has a nice banner headline"BAN ABC CARDS" with banner subhead "Sweeping Order Permits Use of 1 Emergency Unit President Hopes Ban Will Last Only Day or Two" (see photos).  Nice World War II item for display.



Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More  

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598554

Launching of the USS Scott & Burke...

Item #598554

April 02, 1943

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, April 2, 1943 



* USS Scott & Burke launching (eve) 

* Buckley-class destroyer escorts 

* Best title to have in
 



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 cont... See More  

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$28.00
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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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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$27.00
595787

Hartford circus fire... WWII...

Item #595787

July 08, 1944

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 8, 1944



* Hartford circus fire



The front page has two column headings: "Probe Into Responsibility For Circus Fire Disaster" and "Claim Evidence Shows Inadequate Fire Fighting Equipment, Poorly Manned". This is coverage on the Hartford circus fire disaster.

Other news and advertisements of the day with much on World War II sh... See More  

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$23.00
595774

"Camp" newspaper from just after WWII...

Item #595774

October 26, 1945

THE FRISCO WORLD, Hollandia, N.E.I., which was in Dutch New Guinea. Oct. 26, 1945  This was a single sheet, mimeographed "camp" newspaper put out by American military personnel stationed there. Printed in very small numbers and few likely survived. Chipping at the spine margin, otherwise good.

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$26.00
595634

Battle of Cherbourg, France...

Item #595634

June 19, 1944

BOSTON TRAVELER, Boston, Massachusetts, June 19, 1944



* Cherbourg, France

* WWII




The front page has a nice, bold banner headline: "CHERBOURG UNDER SIEGE" with subhead: "30,000 Germans Now Face death Or Surrender"



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$35.00
595072

1945 invasion of Lingayen Gulf begins....

Item #595072

January 08, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 8, 1945 



* Invasion of Lingayen Gulf (1st report) 

* Admiral Jesse B. Oldendorf 

* Battle of the Bulge  




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. FLEET ATTACKS LUZON, JAPS SAY" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the invasion of Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Phillipines. Kamikaze airplane attac... 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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$28.00
592981

Rudolph Hess parachute mystery...

Item #592981

May 14, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1941



* Rudolph Hess Scotland parachute jump mystery

* Adolph Hitler's right hand man

* World War II - WWII




This 44 page newspaper has five column headline on the front page: "FLIGHT SHOCKS THE GERMAN PEOPLEwith subheads. 



Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout with more on World War II. Rag edition in great ... See More  

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$34.00
592591

USS Saratoga... Japanese kamikaze attacks...

Item #592591

June 16, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1945 



* USS Saratoga - aircraft carrier - USS Hazelwood

* Japanese kamikazes - Iwo Jima

* Joachim von Ribbontrop captured






This 28 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "RIBBONTROP IS CAPTURED IN HAMBURG" with subheads. (see photos) Also on the front page are one column headlines: "CARRIER SARATOGA BADLY HIT OFF IWO&q... See More  

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$48.00
592121

Nazi concentration camp revealed in 1945... Hitler's last birthday...

Item #592121

April 21, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 21, 1945 



* Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp

* Horrors being revealed

* Hitler's last birthday




This 14 page newspaper has a two column heading on the front page: "Bestial Cruelty of Germans Shown at Concentration Camp". See photos for coverage on the horrors that happened in the Belsen concentration ... See More  

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$42.00
592061

Hitler & Eva Braun had children?...

Item #592061

June 12, 1945

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, June 12, 1945



* Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun's children?

* World War II - WWII




This 16 page  newspaper has a very interesting but small report on the front page with one column heading: "Report Allies Hunt 2 Hitler Offspring". This report claims that Hitler & Braun had two young children at the end of the war but history sh... See More  

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591944

Mexican actress Lupe Velez suicide...

Item #591944

December 15, 1944

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, December 15, 1944



* Lupe Velez suicide death

* Mexican film actress




This 24 page newspaper has a 6 column headline on the front page: "Facing Scandal, Lupe Velez Kills Self" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Velez. This is 1st report coverage on the suicide death of famous Mexican actress, Lupe Velez.



Other news, ... See More  

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$44.00
591640

Louis Lepke Buchalter Executed...

Item #591640

March 05, 1944

THE SUNDAY STAR-TIMES, Wilmington, North Carolina, March 5, 1944

 

* Eighth Air Force 1st bombing of Berlin strike

* World War II - WWII


* Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter Executed

* Sing Sing Prison




This 16 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "AMERICAN FORTRESSES STAGE THEIR FIRST RAID ON BERLIN" with subheads (see photos).



Al
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$45.00
591135

Ohrdruf concentration camp liberated...

Item #591135

April 09, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, April 9, 1945



* Ohrdruf concentration camp liberated

* Jewish holocaust being revealed



This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "Americans Seize Nazi Camp Where 4,000 Murdered" and "Armored Division Finds 77 Bodies Of Latest Victims". 1st report coverage on the liberation of the Ohrdruf concentration camp. This wa... See More  

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$39.00
590300

Landing at Salerno...

Item #590300

September 26, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 26, 1943  The front page has a six-column, three-line headline which reads "Russians Fight Way Into Kiev Suburbs After Taking Stronghold of Smolensk; Allies Push Ahead in Hills Above Naples" with subhead "Fifth Army Gaining", "Troops Forge Ahead in Heavy Artillery Fire From Both Sides"; "Crests Reported Seized"; &... See More  

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$42.00
590259

Jewish Holocaust... public reality... Nazi atrocities...

Item #590259

November 01, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1943



* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time

* Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 5: "ACTION DEMANDED TO SAVE JEWS NOW", "Leon Henderson Terms Allies Guilty of Moral Cowardice on Stand on Massacres". See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Europe. R... See More  

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$34.00
590122

Nazis viewed as beasts (Devil) in 1944 editorial...

Item #590122

February 06, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1944 



* World War II

* Nazis are subhumans




This 100+ page Sunday newspaper has a interesting editorial on page 8E (section 4) with one column heading: "The Mark Of the Beast" which suggests that all people under the Nazi Party are subhuman creatures with no signs of mercy for other races.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day thro... See More  

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$36.00
590118

Battle of Hill 609... WWII...

Item #590118

May 03, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1943



* Battle of Hill 609

* Tunisia Campaign

* II Corps - U.S. Army




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ALLIES INCH AHEAD", "Americans Again Pace General Advance on Tunisian Fronts" and more. See photos for a portion of the text which concludes on page 6 with reporting on the Battle of Hill 609 at D... See More  

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$34.00
590029

The liberation of Rome, Italy...

Item #590029

June 04, 1944

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, June 4, 1944



* Fall of Rome, Italy  - liberated by the allies (day of)

* D-Day invasion of France 2 days away

* World War II - WWII




This 30+ page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "NAZIS FLEE; LOOT ROME AREA; Yanks Sweep on Eternal City for Knockout Blow" with subheads and related map. Coverage on the fall or libera... See More  

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$42.00
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