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October 01, 1943
BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1943
* "Smoke For Buddies" rally
* Rare military issue from WWII
A military paper produced at the Navy Yard with a great wealth of war-related content. An interesting item on the front page headed: "2,100,000 Cigarettes Donated by Yard" to be send to servicemen overseas as part of the "Smoke... See More
March 26, 1945
DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 26, 1945
* Third United States Army
* General George S. Patton
* World War II Germany
The top half of the front page has a nice headline: "PATTON 40 MI. BEYOND RHINE" with with subheads and related photo. Reporting begins on page 3 with related map and photo.
Incomplete issue containing 10 of the 32 pages, a little light foxing, nice for display ... See More
January 17, 1959
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1959
* Elgin Baylor refuses to play in West Virginia
* Negro team members banned from "white's only" hotel
The 1st column of the front page has heading: "Baylor, N.B.A. Star, Balks at Hotel Ban", which states in part: "Elgin Baylor, rookie star of the professional Minneapolis Lakers, refused to play tonight... in protest...&... See More
September 04, 1939
DAILY NEWS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, Sept. 4, 1939
* SS Athenia sinking (1st report)
* 1st British ship sunk by Germany
* World War II at the beginning
* Britain and France entering the war
The nice, bold banner headline on the front page announces: "LINER SUNK BY GERMAN SUB" with subhead. Nice for display. More related reporting on the following pages.
Complete with 20 pages, larg... See More
June 12, 1943
DEUTSCHE BUG-ZEITUNG, Nikolajew, Russia, June 12, 1943 A quite rare Nazi newspaper from the middle of World War II during the German invasion & occupation of Russia. The masthead includes the Nazi swastika (see photo).
Four pages all in the German language, loose at the spine, generally in good condition.
October 15, 1939
MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE (Sunday Comic Section only), October 13, 1940
* Popeye (Thimble Theatre)
* Mickey Mouse & Pluto
* 8 pages of color comics
Offered is the Sunday Comics section which includes Popeye, Mickey Mouse, Blondie, Silly Symphony w/ Pluto The Pup (Walt Disney) among many more.
This section is incomplete with 8 of the 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
August 15, 1941
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 15, 1941.
* Atlantic Charter issued (1st report)
* Winston Churchill - World War II - WWII
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt
The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. AND BRITAIN SEEN READY TO DEFY JAPAN ON SOVIET AID" with subheads and great photo onboard the USS Augusta. (see) First report coverage on the famous meeting at sea between Wi... See More
August 24, 1939
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 24, 1939
* ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!
* Bing Crosby in "Star Maker"
The front page has: "ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!" This issue predates the start of WWII by less than a week. The front page has coverage of Germany and Russia's Treaty and Poland beginning "To Mobilize Her Reserve Troops". This dramatic hea... See More
January 21, 2021
NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921
* A day of "firsts"
* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date
* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President
* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President
The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More
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
October 16, 1939
BOSTON TRAVELER, Oct. 16, 1939
* Battle of the River Forth - Scotland
* Rosyth Dockyard, Firth of Forth
* German vs. British Air Forces
The top of the front page, above the masthead is a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "SCOTLAND RAIDED" with: "Nazi Fliers Strike Coast; Beaten Off" with subheads. Nice for display.
Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, ... See More
May 08, 1945
THE SAN FRANCISCO NEWS, May 8, 1945
* Germany Surrenders
* V-E day - Nazis quit
The banner headline announces: "EUROPE WAR OVER --- But Fighting Continues". Included is a large photo with the caption beginning: "Historic surrender scene..." noting the various officers involved in the ceremonies.
The complete 1st section only with pages 1-10, nice condition.... See More
May 25, 1945
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, May 25, 1945
* Heinrich Himmler suicide by poison
* German hangman... SS leader
The front page has a nice banner headline: "HIMMLER DIES OF HIDDEN POISON" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Himmler.
Complete with all 18 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins... See More
August 12, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 12, 1940
* Battle of Britain
* London bombings
* WWII Nazi bombers
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "400 NAZI PLANES BOMB BRITISH COAST; 60 REPORTED LOST IN ALL-DAY ATTACK; BERLIN SAYS 89 OF FOE WERE DOWNED" plus related subheads. (see) More on page 3.
Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More
January 02, 1942
LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, January 2, 1942
* Japanese occupation of the Philippines
* Nice headline for display
* FRONT LEAF ONLY **
The front page has a very nice banner headline in large, bold lettering: "MANILA FALLS!" with subheads.
Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), great for display as such. ... See More
November 27, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 27, 1944
* Third United States Army
* General George S. Patton
* World War II - WWII
* Battle of the Bulge prelude
The front page has a banner headline: "3D ARMY GAINS 5 MILES, SPLITS MAGINOT LINE" with subheads that include: "Patton's Forces Mile From St. Avold, Key Town Below Saarbruecken" and more. (see) Much more on other Wo... See More
June 20, 1945
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1945
* Battle of Okinawa, Japan ending
* Operation Iceberg victory
The front page has a banner headline: "JAPS SPLIT; LEAP OFF CLIFFS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related map on page 2. Coverage on the end of the Battle of Okinawa with the occupation of United States military. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this... See More
May 23, 1945
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 23, 1945 The front page banner headline reads: "Chinese Launch Offensive In South To Sever Jap Supply Lines" with various subheads. The back page has: "Jap Suicide Attacks Fail To Loosen Okinawa Grip", with more. See images for details.
These were the closing moments of WW2 - the gap between V-E Day and V-J Day.
An uncomm... See More
December 15, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1944
* Lupe Velez suicide death
* Mexican film actress
The back page (pg. 36) has one column headings: "LUPE VELEZ SUICIDE BY SLEEP TABLETS"
"'Tempestuous' Actress Was Depressed by Failure of Romance With French Actor" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Velez. First report coverage on the suicide death of famous Mexica... See More
January 01, 1942
Here is a large and I'm assuming very rare World War II poster that measures 40 x 28 1/2 inches that shows General Dwight Eisenhower giving thanks to American laborers for producing the needed equipment for the North Africa Campaign. (see) This poster was printed at the: "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942" (see) We found this poster within a collection of World War II newspapers ... See More
April 09, 1940
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 9, 1940
* Germany invades Norway & Denmark
* Operation Weserübung - World War II
The front page has a nice banner headline: "AIR BATTLE ON OVER OSLO; Capital Surrendered Without a Fight; FLEETS CLASH OFF NORWEGIAN COAST" with subhead and related photo. (see) More on pages 2 & 3.
Complete with all 34 pages, some spine wear, small library... See More
April 21, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1936
* Adolph Hitler's birthday
* Germany - Nazi military
* Shows it's strength
The front page has two column headlines that include: "Germany Parades Military Power To Celebrate Hitler's 47th Birthday" and more. 1st report coverage on the Nazi parade that showed the World Germany's military strength for the first time.
Other news, s... See More
September 08, 1943
THE CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, September 8, 1943
* Italy surrenders
* World War II
* Incomplete issue
The large, bold banner headline announces: "ITALY GIVES UP!" with related subheads.
Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the 1st section only (4 pages) of a 40 page newspaper. A few small archival mends on the inside pages, terrific for display as such.... See More
February 17, 1945
NEW YORK POST, February 17, 1945.
* U.S. Marines begin landing at Iwo Jima
* Famous World War II battle beginning
Most of the front page is taken up with: "Japs Report: U.S. LANDING ON IWO" Nice for display. First report coverage is on page 3 with heading: "WE LAND ON IWO, JAP RADIO REPORT" with more.
Complete in 30 pages, tabloid size, light toning and minor wear at th... See More
January 01, 1942
(5) THE DAILY NEWS, New York An interesting lot of five issues, each from the World War II years of 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945.
One of the great features of the Daily News is the format, as most of each front page of this tabloid-size newspaper is taken up with a headline and/or photo relating to the war.
Each issue has some inside pages removed but pages relating to the war were kep... See More
September 15, 1942
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Sept. 15, 1942
* United States Armed Forces dominance
* Pacific Ocean theater of World War II
The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. RATED DOMINANT IN PACIFIC WAR POWER" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.
Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally in good condition.... See More
September 17, 1942
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 17, 1942
* USS Aircraft Carrier Yorktown sinking
* Battle of Midway aftermath
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a five column photo showing crewman on the carrier deck shortly after the Japanese attack. Also a one column heading: "Yorktown Sunk During Midway Battle" (see) More related articles on page 5. This sinking actually happened a f... See More
July 19, 1945
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 19, 1945
* Attack on Yokosuka - Japan
* United States Navy air raid
* Imperial Japanese Navy
The front page has a great banner headline: "HALSEY HITS JAP NAVY IN HIDEOUT" with subheads and related photo. Nice for display.
Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few spots of stray ink writing throughout with one on ... See More
May 18, 1945
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 18, 1945
* USS Franklin (CV-13) disaster
* Japanese dive bomber attack
* United States Navy aircraft carrier
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "PLANE CARRIER IS SAVED BY COURAGE OF CREW IN SPITE OF 1000 CASUALTIES" with subheads and a photo of the carrier just after the attack. This disaster happened a few months earlier but th... See More
June 10, 1940
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, 2nd WAR EXTRA, June 10, 1940
* Italy enters World War II - WWII (1st report)
* Benito Mussolini's announcement
The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "ITALY DECLARES WAR" with subhead. Nice for display.
Complete 1st section only with pages 1 to 16, light toning and minor wear at the central fold and spine, generally good.
... See More
August 14, 1944
DAILY NEWS, New York City, August 14, 1944
* Palisades Park, N. J. - 5 alarm fire
* Yanks cut Nazi escape route on French Front
The front page has a nice, displayable headline: "ALLIES BLOCK GERMANS' ESCAPE ROAD" with more coverage on pages 3 and 11.
Front page also has picture of Palisades Park N.J. burning with headline: "FIRE RAGES THROUGH NEW JERSEY RESOR... See More
June 09, 1944
DAILY NEWS, New York, June 9, 1944 A nice and large headline from just a few days after D-Day: "INVADERS 11 MI. FROM CHERBOURG" with a photo of: "The first German prisoners taken in the invasion of France...". Much more on this inside.
Complete in 40 pages, tabloid-size, very nice condition.
June 28, 1945
NEW YORK POST, June 28, 1945
* USS Bunker Hill - Essex-class aircraft carrier
* Invasion of Okinawa - Kamikazes attack
Page 3 has a photo showing the USS Bunker Hill burning with heading: "Bunker Hill in 1945" Also a three column heading: "Skipper Titled Blazing Carrier To Pour Burning Gas Into Sea" (see) First report coverage on the Japanese kamikaze attacks on the USS ... See More
October 14, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1943
* Italy declares war on Germany
* World War II - WWII
The top of the front page has a six column headline: "BADOGLIO, DECLARING WAR, RALLIES ITALY" with subheads that include: "REICH'S ACTS CITED " "Italian Marshal Lists German Attacks as Cause of War" and more. (see)
Complete with all 42 pages,. rag edition, sma... See More
March 21, 1945
DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 21, 1945
* Attack on Kure (March 1945) - Japan
* United States Navy aircraft carriers
* World War II - WWII air raid
The front page has a nice, displayable headline: "CARRIERS RIP JAP FLEET IN INLAND SEA" with subhead. (see) Reporting begins on page 2 with related photo and map.
Incomplete issue containing 14 of the 64 pages, nice for display as... See More
March 10, 1945
LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 10, 1945
* Ludendorff bridge crossed
* First & Third United States Army
* Remagen Germany - Rhine River
The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS TRY COMEBACK" with subhead: "Rhine Bridge Battle Now Raging, But Americans Hurl Back First Attack". (see)
Incomplete issue containing the first 4 pages only, light toning at the marg... See More
February 02, 1941
LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, Feb. 2, 1941 The banner headline has an interesting report: "HITLER DECIDES TO WIN WAR WITHIN 6 MONTHS" with subhead: "Blow to Bring Crisis in U.S.--Japanese Tension" and more.
The complete first section with pages 1-22.
July 12, 1943
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 12, 1943
* Invasion of Sicily Italy
* Operation Husky begins
The nice headline on the front page announces: "Invaders Overcome First Resistance--Move Ahead Under Powerful Aerial Umbrella" with subheads, related map and small photo of Dwight Eisenhower. (see)
Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes and a lit... See More
August 06, 1945
THE ASHEVILLE TIMES--EXTRA, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1945 A notable 3 line banner head: "WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL BOMB, DEVELOPED AT OAK RIDGE, TENN., LOOSED AGAINST JAP HOMELAND" with subhead: "New Atomic Bomb 2,000 Times More Destructive Than Old Blockbusters".
The ftpg. also has 2 photo of the facility at Oak Ridge where the bomb was developed. Mention of Oak Ridge is... See More
August 15, 1945
THE ROANOKE TIMES, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1945 The two line banner headline announces: "JAPANESE SURRENDER ACCEPTED BY TRUMAN" and: "MacArthur To Handle Formal Signing; Allies Halt Fighting" with more. Included is a large photo captioned: "General MacArthur--He Has Returned".
Complete in 14 pages, light staining in the headline, light dirtiness, good condition.... See More
June 19, 1944
DAILY NEWS, New York, June 19, 1944 The banner headline announces: "YANKS TRAP 25,000 NAZIS" "Wipe Out One Division Trying To Break Cherbourg Ring". The detailed report, with a photo, is on page 2. A map is included as well.
Tabloid-size, complete in 28 pages, nice condition.
June 05, 1944
DAILY NEWS, New York, June 5, 1944 Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with the headline: "ROME FALLS; ALLIES PRESS FLEEING FOE" with a photo of American troops rolling into Rome. Related reports inside.
Tabloid-size, complete in 32 pages, minor wear at the margins, good condition.
April 19, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1944
* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
* German occupied Poland
* Jewish resistance - Jews
The top of page 5 has one column headings: "POLE TELLS STORY OF GHETTO BATTLE" "Nine-Day Conflict in Warsaw Began Spontaneously, Says Underground Courier", "Germans' Losses Heavy" "3,000 Jews Used Smuggled and home-Made Arms Agains... See More
May 22, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1943
* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends in failure
* German occupied Poland - Nazi atrocities
* Jewish resistance - Jews
Page 4 has one column headlines: "JEWS' LAST STAND FELLED 1,000 NAZIS" "Battle in Warsaw Ghetto Was Aided by Armed Squads of Polish Guerrillas" "More Slaughter Starts" and more. (see) See photos for text on the end... See More
August 08, 1945
THE ROANOKE WORLD-NEWS, Virginia, Aug. 8, 1945
* Atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan
* World War II ending - surrender nears
The banner headline reports: "Hiroshima Pulverized by Atomic Bombing" with subhead: "Almost Nothing Escaped Death, Tokyo Reports" "60 Per Cent of City Destroyed; Bodies Too Numerous to Be Counted..." There is also a front page illus... See More
November 14, 1941
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 14, 1941
* HMS Ark Royal sunk by torpedo
* Royal Navy aircraft carrier
* German U-81 boat submarine attack
The front page has a nice banner headline: "Ark Royal Sunk Near Gibraltar" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Another photo on page 9. First report coverage on the sinking of the HMS Ark Royal by a German U-boat during World Wa... See More
November 10, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1944
* Battle of Metz, France - Pincer siege
* General George S. Patton leads
* United States Army Central - Third
* Luftwaffe fight Ace Walter Novotny killed
The top of the front page has a five column headline: "PATTON FORGES PINCERS ON METZ" with subheads and related map. (see) Page 7 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "Nazi Air... See More
April 19, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1943
* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan revealed
* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers
* USS Hornet aircraft carrier
Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Tokyo Raid Made From Carriers, U.S. Fliers Reveal on Anniversary". (see) This was when it was first revealed to the public that Jimmy Doolittle was responsible for the raid ... See More
September 12, 1945
WORLD OBSERVER, Biak Island, Sept. 12, 1945 A very uncommon "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific, actually a remote island just northwest of New Guinea.
During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. The newspap... See More
May 04, 1963
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 4, 1963
* Birmingham, Alabama
* Race riots - Negroes
* Martin Luther King Jr.
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Racial Situation Explosive" (see).
Complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More
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