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Bible saves soldier's life - to be given to the United States....

Item #673008

May 27, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 27, 1918  The front page has: "Bible Which Saved His Life to be Given U.S. by Soldier Wilson".  There are many wartime stories concerning a soldier's life being saved by a Bible in his pocket, but this soldier gifted his Bible to the U.S. government.  A wonderful wartime story!

Complete in 8 pages, fragile (typical for... See More  

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Waiting to deal a death blow...

Item #655884

May 13, 1918

THE COURIER-JOURNAL Louisville, Kentucky, May 13, 1918  Ftpg. banner headline on World War I: "Sure of Power, Allies Not To Use U.S. Army Till It Is Complete Force" with subheads: "Would Wait To Deal Hun Death Blow" "French Make Another Gain In Flanders" and more.

Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Slaughter in World War I...

Item #655883

May 01, 1918

THE COURIER-JOURNAL Louisville, Kentucky, May 1, 1918  Ftpg. banner headline on World War I: "STOP ENEMY BY SLAUGHTER" with subheads: "Heavy Thrust By Teutons A Huge Failure" "Allies, In Brilliant Counter, Win Ground On Which Foe Gained Footing" "Half Million Men Lost By Huns In Drive" and more.

Twelve pages, nice condition.

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3rd battle of Aisne.. WWI...

Item #642346

May 28, 1918

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 28, 1918 

* 3rd battle of the Ainse begins 

* World War I 

The front page has a three column headline: "VAST GERMAN FORCE EFFECTS CROSSING OF THE AINSE RIVER" with subheads. (see) Coverage during World War I including the beginning of  the third battle of the Aisne.

Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toni... See More  

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Oakdale, PA explosion disaster...

Item #585338

May 20, 1918

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, May 20, 1918

* Oakdale PA Pennsylvania explosion

* Aetna Chemical Company disaster

This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "RUINS YIELDS DEAD", "Scene Is Desolate", "Recover 56 Bodies" and more (see photos). Coverage on the explosion disaster at the Aetna Chemical compan... See More  

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1st airmail airplane service...

Item #580662

May 16, 1918

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1918

* 1st regular airmail airplane U.S. service (historic)

* 1st airmail stamp delivery - Woodrow Wilson

* James C. Edgerton

This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "FIRST AIR MAIL IN WASHINGTON IN 200 MINUTES", "Flight from New York to Capital with Letters and Parcels Made Without Mishap", "Time... See More  

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Item #208127

May 26, 1918

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, LA,  May 26, 1918.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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