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Financial aspect of U.S. entering WWII.......

Item #703722

December 15, 1941

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL--Pacific Coast Edition, San Francisco, Dec. 15, 1941

* Financial aspect of Pearl Harbor attack (4 days prior)

* United States is at war with the Axis

The banner headline across the top reads: "Huge Reserves, Big Crops Assure U.S. Abundant Wartime Food Supply" with various subheads and more. As might be expected from a finance newspaper, there is much conten... See More  

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The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #702868

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 2021

* 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  

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Hitler drafts Jews for work... Gandhi weakens during his fast...

Item #702548

March 06, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1939 

* Mahatma Gandhi - "Fast Unto Death"

* Jews and Aryans - separated at work

Two notable front-page reports, the first with two column heads: "Germany Drafts Jews for Work; Sets Them Apart from 'Aryans' " "Aim Is to Meet Pledge Made to Rublee and to Free 'Germans' for 'State-Political' Jobs---'100-a-... See More  

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Operation Hailstone... Truk Island attacked....

Item #702158

February 18, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1944

* Operation Hailstone - Truk Island (Chuuk)

* World War II - WWII

The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "TRUK ATTACKED BY STRONG U. S. SEA-AIR FORCES" with subheads and related map. (see) First report coverage on "Operation Hailstone" which was a massive naval air and surface attack on Truk Island. Always nice to have... See More  

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1st U.S. bombing raid of Germany in 1943...

Item #701507

January 27, 1943

BOSTON TRAVELER, Jan. 27, 1943

* First U.S. bombing raid of Germany (daylight)

* Eighth Air Force - bombers hit Wilhelmshaven

The top of the front page, above the masthead is a great banner headline for display announcing: "YANKS STAGE FIRST BOMBING OF GERMANY" with subhead. (see images)

Complete with 26 pages, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: In January 1943 the first US raid... See More  

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1942 Eddie Rickenbacker found alive....

Item #701177

November 14, 1942

HERALD EXPRESS, WAR EXTRA, Los Angeles, November 14, 1942

* Eddie Rickenbacker found alive

* American World War I airplane fighter ace

* Adrift at sea for 24 days

The front page has great banner headline: "SAVE RICKENBACKER, 5 OTHERS FROM SEA" with subhead. Pictorial and banner heading on page 3. And more on page 4. First report coverage on the rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacke... See More  

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1902 Panama Bay naval battle..

Item #700158

January 20, 1902

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 20, 1902

* Panama Bay naval battle

* Colombian & rebel warships

* Thousand Days' War

* Sinking of the Lautaro

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "NAVAL ENGAGEMENT IN PANAMA HARBOR" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ... See More  

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1914 Battle of Lemberg, Galicia...

Item #699557

September 04, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 4, 1914

* Battle of Lemberg, Galicia

* Modern day Lviv, Ukraine

* Russia Empire vs. Austria-Hungary

* World War I - WWI

The front page has a banner headline in red lettering:  "LEMBERG, AUSTRIAN STRONGHOLD, IS CAPTURED BY RUSSIAN ARMY"  with subhead. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood... See More  

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Five Sullivan Brothers killed in WWII action....

Item #699524

January 15, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 15, 1943

* The five Sullivan brothers killed

* United States Navy sailors

* USS Juneau sinking

The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "5 SULLIVANS DIE, SURVIVOR WRITES" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage includes part of the letter sent to the parents of the doomed sailors by a fellow friend also serving onboard the same ship. This si... See More  

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Third Battle of Kharkov... 1943 Soviet Union...

Item #698824

February 19, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1943

* Third Battle of Kharkov begins

* Nazi Germany vs. Soviet Red Army

* World War II Eastern Front

The front page has a five column headline: "RUSSIANS STRIKE AT OREL AND BEYOND ROSTOV" with subheads. (see images) This was the very 1st day of the Third Battle of Kharkov in the Soviet Union.

Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nic... See More  

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1945 USS St. Lo... 1st Japanese kamikaze attacks....

Item #698247

December 01, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1944

* USS St. Lo - Casablanca-class escort carrier

* Leyte Gulf, Phillipines - Kamikazes attack

Page 3 has a somewhat discrete one column heading: "Navy Names 4 Ships Damaged Off Leyte" Although brief, this is the 1st report on the loss of the escort carrier USS St. Lo. She was the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. Rep... See More  

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Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942... WWII...

Item #698161

October 13, 1942

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Oct. 13, 1942

* Battle of Guadalcanal

* Solomon Islands

* Battleship bombardment

* World War II - WWII

The front page has a banner headline: "BIG U.S.ARMY AT GUADALCANAL" with subheads. (see images) Nice for display.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: The Japanese convoy reached Tassafaronga Point... See More  

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Terrific Honolulu newspaper, one day after Pearl Harbor...

Item #698121

December 08, 1941


* Attack on Pearl Harbor

* U.S. to enter World War II

* Best publication to be had

Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line banner headline: "SABOTEURS LAND HERE !  Britain, Australia Declare War ! " with various related subheads as well including: "Raiders Return In Dawn A... See More  

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Terrific wording makes this a wonderful display issue...

Item #697539

April 24, 1945

THE MANILA CHRONICLE, "The People's Newspaper", Philippine Islands, April 24, 1945  

* Terrific headline for display

* Rare publication

An uncommon title that began just 3 days prior on April 21, this being the volume 1, number 3 issue.

The liberation of the Philippines began on October 20, 1944 when MacArthur famously waded ashore. The U.S. First Calvary arrived at Mani... See More  

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Great headline from the occupied Philippine Islands...

Item #697533

April 22, 1945

MANILA FREE PHILIPPINES--EXTRA, Manila, April 22, 1945  

* During the liberation by the allies

* Berlin, the last holdout of the Nazis

A very rare title that began on February 9, 1945 during the liberation efforts of the Philippines, existing thru Sept. 3, 1945, just one day after the official surrender of Japan ending World War II. It was published by the Psychological Warfare Branch.... See More  

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1945 concentration camp for children liberated...

Item #696900

April 24, 1945


* Concentration camp for children found

* Jewish holocaust realization

The front page has a two column heading: "Camp of 'Slave Children' Freed by Russian Troops" First report coverage of a concentration camp for children that was found by Russian troops in Poland. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then havi... See More  

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Douglas MacArthur & Chester W. Nimitz promoted...

Item #696791

April 06, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1945

* Douglas MacArthur & Chester W. Nimitz

* Made top commanders in Pacific Theater

* World War II vs. Japanese

The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR HEADS U. S. ARMY IN PACIFIC" with subhead: "MacArthur and Nimitz Get Team Job to Deal Knockout" and photos. (see) Nice for display.

Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More  

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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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1945 Battle of Okinawa ending...

Item #696766

June 21, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1945

* Battle of Okinawa, Japan ends (eve)

* Operation Iceberg victory

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "U. S. OKINAWA GUNS HOLD FIRE AS AMERICANS DIG OUT FOE IN LAST THREE TINY POCKETS" with subheads. (see) More on page 2 with related map. Coverage on the final day of the Battle of Okinawa with the occupation of United States mil... See More  

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Battle of Okinawa ending... Simon B. Buckner killed...

Item #696765

June 20, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1945

* Battle of Okinawa, Japan ending

* Dwight E. Eisenhower's welcome home

* Closing events of World War II

The front page has a banner headline: "MARINES SLASH TO OKINAWA TIP, SPLITTING FOE" with subheads.(see)

Also on the front page is: "WELCOME TO EISENHOWER IS CITY'S GREATEST..." with subheads and photo. Always nice to have no... See More  

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An opportunity for a newspaper that never existed...

Item #695785

October 01, 1943

THE EDITOR'S DREAM, 'September 31" As the title of the newspaper implies, this is not a legitimate newspaper but rather a "dream" headline any publisher would love to print.

In large type is: “NAZIS QUIT ! ” “Hitler Seized in Mountain Hideout: Nazi Chiefs Nabbed“ with a photo showing Hitler behind bars. Even the date (no year noted) is not legitimate... See More  

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Plane crashes into the Empire State Building...

Item #695535

July 30, 1945

NEW YORK POST, July 30, 1945 

* B-25 Mitchell bomber crash

* Empire State Building

* Betty Lou Oliver miracle fall

The front page has a heading: "EMPIRE STATE CRASH PROBED"

Page 5 has a three column heading: "Army Investigating Empire State Crash; Sailor's Body Found" with 2 related photos.

Also of interest is a four column heading on the same page: "The... See More  

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1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising... WWII....

Item #695514

May 22, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1943

* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends in failure

* German occupied Poland - Nazi atrocities

* Jewish resistance - Jews

The top of page 4 has one column headings: "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 images for text ... See More  

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1944 Formosa Air Battle....

Item #695478

October 14, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1944

* Formosa Air Battle - Philippine Sea

* United States Navy - Fast Carrier Task Force

* Imperial Japanese Navy - Army

The front page has a nice banner headline: "100 JAPANESE SHIPS HIT, 396 PLANES WRECKED IN 2-DAY CARRIER PLANE ATTACK ON FORMOSA" with subheads. Nice for display. Related map on page 7. Always nice to have notable events in histo... See More  

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Warsaw ghetto uprising...

Item #695417

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  

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Battle of the Bulge prelude... Patch & Patton...

Item #695394

December 12, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1944 

* General Alexander Patch

* General George S. Patton 

* World War II - WWII

* Battle of the Bulge prelude

The top of the front page has a five column headline: "1ST ARMY PUSHING FOE OVER ROER; 7TH WINS HAGUENAU, A SAAR KEY" with subheads that include: "Patton's Forces Repulse 11 More German Counter-Blows Against Bridgehea... See More  

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1942 Doolittle raid of Japan.... official report...

Item #694991

April 21, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1943

* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan official report

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

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier

The front page has two column headings that read: "Hornet Was 'Shangri-la' For Doolittle Tokyo Raid" "War Department Reveals That All but One of 16 Bombers Crashed, but 64 of 80 Men Returned--8 Believed Cap... See More  

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

Item #694789

March 16, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1943

* Jewish Holocaust coming to light

Page 2 has a brief report with a small one column heading: "Rumanians Slaughtered" with subhead. (see) Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized.

What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a firsthand account from the day... See More  

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1945 Troopship Queen Mary homecoming photo...

Item #693871

July 12, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1945

* RMS Troopship Queen Mary photo

* American military homecoming

* European Theatre of World War II

The top of the front page has a four column photo showing the RMS Queen Mary which was converted into a troopship during WWII with heading: "It Was A Record Day For Allied Soldiers As 34,355 Arrived Here" Also a two column heading: "34,355 More... See More  

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1942 Battle of Alam el Halfa...

Item #693437

September 02, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 2, 1942

* Battle of Alam el Halfa

* Al Alamein, Egypt

* Western Desert Campaign

* Panzer Africa vs. British Eighth Army

* Erwin Rommel vs. Bernard Montgomery

The front page has a five column headline: "U.S. FORCES OPPOSE ROMMEL" with subheads that include: "Land and Air Forces Join British Against New Axis Offensive" Coverage on beginning... See More  

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

Item #693331

February 14, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1943

* Jewish Holocaust coming to light

* Nazi-occupied Warsaw, Poland

* Mention of the Palmiry massacres

The top of page 37 has a one column heading: "TYRANNY OF NAZIS IN WARSAW SHOWN" with subheads. (see) See photos for coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewish population was most prevalent. Ra... See More  

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German annexation of Sudetenland begins...

Item #692739

October 01, 1938


* German annexation of Sudetenland begins

* Nazis - Adolph Hitler enters Czechoslovakia

The day prior British Prime Minster Neville Chamberlain gave a speech concerning the Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Declaration and assured the British people that: "...it is peace for our time".  The front page has a five column headline: &quo... See More  

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General George Patton takes over in North Africa....

Item #692505

March 19, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1943

* General George S. Patton promoted

* Takes control in North Africa campaign

* World War II - WWII

The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Patton Commands in Mid-Tunisia; Leads Americans in Offensive" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage on General George S. Patton taking control in the campaign in North Africa.

Othe... See More  

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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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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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1943 Nazi rocket glider bombs 1st used...

Item #691585

December 20, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1943

* Henschel Hs 293 guided missile 1st used

* Rocket warfare during World War II

* New German radio controlled  glider bomb

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Nazi Rocket Glider Bomb Is Seen For First Time, Diving at Convoy" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with a... See More  

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1944 Battle of Kwajalein Atoll....

Item #691486

February 02, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1944

* Battle of Kwajalein Atoll

* World War II Pacific Campaign vs. Japan

* Marhsall Island - Roi-Namur

The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. FORCE WINS BEACHES ON MARSHALLS ATOLL; BATTLES RAGE ON FIRST JAPANESE SOIL INVADED" with subheads and related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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World War II formally comes to an end...

Item #691450

September 02, 1945

DAYTON DAILY NEWS, Ohio, Sept. 2, 1945  

* Japan officially surrenders

* Douglass MacArthur

* USS Missouri signing

* World War II is over (V-J)

This issue reports the formal end of World War II with the signing of the surrender papers on the U.S.S. Missouri.

The headline announces: "Japs Surrender Broken Empire To Allies; Peace Is Restored" with various subheads including:... See More  

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Closing months of the war: U.S. forces on Iwo Jima...

Item #691435

February 22, 1945

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 22, 1945  

* Marines battle on Iwo Jima Island

* Fighting on Mount Suribachi

* United States Flag planting close

The three-line banner headline announces the advance of Allied forces in the war, including the battle on Iwo Jima. It would be the next day--Feb. 23--when the iconic & historic photo of the flag raising on Iwo Jima would be taken.

"3D ARMY SU... See More  

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A Nazi newspaper from a British island...

Item #691291

December 19, 1941

THE STAR, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), Dec. 19, 1941  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 reports are: "Roosevelt's Pessimistic Speech - 'Three Most Terrible Days in Our History' " "Exemplary Behavior of Troops In Occupied Territory&... See More  

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Latest news from the war front...

Item #690457

December 08, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, Italy Edition, Dec. 8, 1944  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. 

The front page reports: "Yank Units Four Miles From Saar Coal Capital" "Red Army Moves 95 Miles In 7 Days" "Nazis Flee North of Ravenna" and more. Much on the inside pages as well.

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Russian and American forces link up in Germany...

Item #690169

April 27, 1945

STARS & STRIPES--EXTRA, Paris edition, April 27, 1945 

* United States Army join Russian troops in Germany 

* Elbe Day - historic meeting - World War II 

The uncommonly bold & large front page headline announces a key event in the European theater of the war: "REDS LINK WITH YANKS" with the report beginning: "U.S. and Russian forces have linked in the ... See More  

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Borneo invaded... Rita Hayworth...

Item #689948

June 12, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, June 12, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.

The front page reports: "Allies Invade Borneo And Nearby Labuan; Resistance Is Slight" "Yanks Repulse Two Okinawa Counter-Blows" "Japan Bombed 5th Day in Row" "At Least 500,000 Men ... See More  

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B29s pound Osaka... Audie Murphy...

Item #689943

June 16, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, June 16, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.

The front page reports: "520 B29s Hammer Osaka" "Plan to Raze Japan Told By Arnold" and more, plus an article: "Hero Groggy After Day at Home & Learning About Rationing" which is about Lt. Audie Mu... See More  

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Battle to the finish...

Item #689929

February 10, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, Feb. 10, 1944  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.

The front page reports: "Red Threaten 15 More Nazi Divisions" "Krivoi Ron Is Ringed On 3 Sides; Escape Line West Imperiled" "Calais Targets Hits by Mediums For 37th Day" "Nimitz Calls China Bases ... See More  

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

Item #689768

June 24, 1941


* Germany vs. Russia - 1st Day

* World War II, WWII

The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS TAKE 3 POLISH CITIES" with subheads and related illustration. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos and maps on the bacjk page.

Complete with 32 pages, light toning a few archival mends at the margins, small binding holes along the spin... See More  

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Ernie Pyle as WWII correspondent...

Item #689577

April 02, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, London Edition, April 2, 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 one column heading on page 2 that reads: "'Sweating Out' Carrier Pilots Jars the Nerves" which is a correspondence by famous WWII Am... See More  

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Japan makes a surrender offer...

Item #689504

August 11, 1945


* Japanese surrendering

* Atomic bombs taking affect

* A few days away to make it official

The front page has a nice banner headline: "'WAR GOES ON,' SAYS MACARTHUR; ALLIES STUDY SURRENDER OFFER" with subhead. and related photo.

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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France-Italy armistice....

Item #689009

June 24, 1940

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 24, 1940

* France-Germany armistice

* Adolph Hitler - Nazis

* German occupation zone set

The front page has a banner headline: "BRITAIN ASSAILS NAZI TERMS, CALLS PETAIN REGIME 'SLAVE'" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the surrender of France to Germany

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a li... See More  

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The war in Europe has ended...

Item #688878

May 08, 1945


* Germany Surrenders

* V-E day - Nazis quit

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Germany's Surrender" Unusual to have a first report from America's financial publication.

Complete with 8 pages, a little margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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