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Initial 1945 Iwo Jima landing....
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
Battle of Iwo Jima w/ maps...
February 22, 1945
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 22, 1945.
* Marines battle on Iwo Jima Island
* Fighting on Mount Suribachi
* United States Flag planting close
The front page has a one column heading: "D-Day On Iwo: Hail Of Shells, Death In Holes" Two related maps are on page 2. A related photo is on the back page. (see) Also nice banner headline on the front page concerning a mass Japanese sui... See More
1954 Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima) dedication...
November 11, 1954
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 11, 1954
* United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication
* Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising
* Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia
Page 6 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with one column heading: "Capital Dedicates Marine Memorial" (see)
Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice cond... See More
USS Saratoga... Japanese kamikaze attacks...
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
"Lone survivor" of the Iwo Jima flag-raising...
April 07, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1945
* Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima flag raising
* Rene Gagnon, lone survivor
A somewhat inconspicuous report on page 5 notes: "Lone Marine Survivor of Iwo Photo Due Home". The report notes that: "Rene A. Gagnon of Manchester, N.H., is the only marine in Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal's famous Mt. Suribachi flag-raising picture... See More
Iwo Jima landing....
February 24, 1945
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, February 24, 1945.
* U.S. Marines fighting on Iwo Jima Island Japan
* World War II - WWII
This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page:
* Marines Locked IN Struggle for Fighter Airstrip
Other news of day with much on World War II. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.
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Iwo Jima report...
Sugar Ray Robinson... Jake LaMotta... Joe Louis...
February 25, 1945
THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, February 25, 1945
Three prime boxers are covered in the sporting segment of this issue: Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta and Joe Louis (see images).
A front page report has details regarding the fighting on Iwo Jima: "Marines Gain Slowly Against Fierce Jap Iwo Jima Defenses".
Being the Sunday edition, color comics of Dick Tracy... See More
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