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698805

Volume one issue of the famous Stars & Stripes...

Item #698805

November 08, 1918

THE STARS AND STRIPES, France, Nov. 8, 1918  This was the official newspaper of the American Expeditionary Forces from World War I and is a volume 1 issue. Logically the content is focused on war events. This issue was published just 3 days before the war's end.

Eight pages, various light wear, generally good.

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$32.00
695827

First of this "Combat Edition" we have offered...

Item #695827

October 27, 1943

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Fifth Army Combat Edition, Italy, Oct. 27, 1943  The motto in the dateline is "Be Alert And Live".

The banner head reports: "Nazis Flee Russ Trap" and smaller heads: "Disaster Looms" "Fifth Gains Heights" "Nazis Need Machinery" "You're In Italy".

Although there were many editions of this famous military n... See More  

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$48.00
692503

Rare photo of the 'Spruce Goose' under construction...

Item #692503

August 15, 1945

THE STARS & STRIPES, London Edition, August 15, 1945  Interesting that virtually every other newspaper of this date reports the surrender of Japan, but not mentioned here. They published an "Extra" edition which makes that announcement.

The banner headline; "Swiss Call In U.S. Envoy After Receiving Jap Note" with related subheads.

The bottom of the front page has a p... See More  

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$42.00
690464

Latest news from the war front...

Item #690464

November 27, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, London Edition, Nov. 27, 1944  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. Penciled at the top is "War Dept."

The front page reports: "450 B29s Set Fires In Osaka, Main Jap Industrial Center" "Truman Sees More Men Ion Pacific Than in Europe" " Yank Link-U... See More  

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

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$18.00
690463

Latest news from the war front...

Item #690463

November 27, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, Italy Edition, Nov. 27, 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: "Alexander New MTO Chief" "Yanks Inch Onto Plain of Cologne" "Bonomi Coalition Government Quits" and more, including reports on inside pages.

Eight pages, ... See More  

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690460

Latest news from the war front...

Item #690460

December 02, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, Italy Edition, Dec. 2, 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: "Big Saar Valley City Falls" "Saarunion Taken; Resistance Mounts" "Red Army Takes Eger, In Hungary" "Indians Troops Again On 5th Army Front" and mu... See More  

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690459

Latest news from the war front...

Item #690459

December 04, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, Italy Edition, Dec. 4, 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: "Yanks Enter Gateways To Cologne And Saar" "8th May Try Bypass Plan At Ravenna""Russians 75 Miles From Austria Line" "Nazis Now Threaten To Ignore All R... See More  

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690458

Latest news from the war front...

Item #690458

December 05, 1944

STARS & STRIPES, Italy Edition, Dec. 5, 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: "Greek Civil War Looms; Martial Law Is Declared" "3rd Forces Second Crossing Of Saar" "Allies Hold Over Half of Hungary" and more, including reports on insid... See More  

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690457

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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690456

U.S. & Soviet soldiers link up...

Item #690456

April 28, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, London Edition, April 28, 1945 



* United States Army join Soviet troops

* Historic meeting - World War II
 




This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. Penciled at the top is "War Dept."

The front page reports: "1st Army Links Up With Reds" "Historic Ju... See More  

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690455

The end is near in Germany...

Item #690455

April 27, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, London Edition, April 27, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. Penciled at the top is "War Dept."

The front page reports: "Hint U.S.-Soviet Link-Up Made" "Bremen, Stettin Fall; Redoubt Is Stormed; Resistance Crumbles" "5th Captures Verona; Sa... See More  

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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690169

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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689948

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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689943

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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689929

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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689905

From the closing months of the war...

Item #689905

May 23, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, May 23, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.

Front page banner headline: "First Army Pacific-Bound" with a photo of Gen. Courtney H. Hodges. Also: "Flaming Oil Routs Caps On Okinawa" "Yank Forces Gain on Luzon And Mindanao". Photos ... See More  

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689577

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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689046

Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...

Item #689046

March 09, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861 



* Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...



The front page has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific double page centerfold captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life."

The larg... See More  

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687275

Just before the Battle of the Bulge...

Item #687275

December 12, 1944

STARS AND STRIPES, Italy edition, Dec. 12, 1944 



* Les Horvath wins Heisman Trophy

* Ohio State Buckeyes football

* Battle of the bulge about to begin

* World War II military publication




The official newspaper of the: "...U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater...". The front page has some content concerning the events just prior to the famous Battle of the Bulge with: &... See More  

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684309

The day Japan would surrender...

Item #684309

August 14, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, London Edition, Aug. 14, 1945  



* Japan to Surrender (day of)

* World War II final day




Front page banner headline notes: "Report Nimitz in Touch With Japanese Officials" with subheads: "Facilities Offered To the Emperor To Speed Answer" "Red Armies Threaten to Split Enemy" "1,000 Carrier Planes Strike As Allies Renew Full ... See More  

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684308

80,000 Nazis are trapped in Holland...

Item #684308

April 10, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Liege (Belgium) Edition, April 10, 1945   Front page banner headline notes: "80,000 Nazis In Holland Trap" with a large action photo headed: "Life and Death in a GermanTown". 

Other ftpg. heads: "Japs Shelling U.S. Troops On Okinawa" "Heavies Blast 10 Airdromes" and more.

Various other war-related reports throughout & g... See More  

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684307

Liberation of soldiers from a Japan prison camp...

Item #684307

September 01, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Paris Edition, Sept. 1, 1945  



* Liberation of POWs from Japanese horror camp photo



Front page features two photos, one headed: "Dawn Breaks for PWs in Land of Rising Sun" showing a crowd of jubilant soldiers just liberated from a "horror hospital" in Japan. Also: "Wainwright Joins Mac in Yokohama To See Surrender" and more.

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684304

Russian army rushes into Germany...

Item #684304

January 15, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Paris Edition, Jan. 15, 1945   Front page heads include: "Reds Race Toward Reich" "1st Army Cuts Last St.-Vith Highway" "Foe's Loss Estimated At 150,000" plus a map showing the advancing Russian army into Germany.

Various other war-related reports throughout, & great to have these reports in this military newspaper.

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683178

Formalizing the United States flag... One new star for each new state...

Item #683178

May 09, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818  The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be twenty stars, white in ... See More  

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683176

Formalizing the United States flag... One new star for each new state...

Item #683176

May 09, 1818

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 9, 1818 



* United States Flag revision



The last two pages contain a rather inconspicuous yet very historic report from Congress, being a printing of: "An Act to Establish the flag of the United States" with the text including in part: "...the flag of the United States be thirteen horizontal stripes, alternate red and white, that ... See More  

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682278

Just before the Battle of the Bulge...

Item #682278

December 15, 1944

STARS AND STRIPES, Paris edition, Dec. 15, 1944 



* Battle of Bulge to begin (EVE)

* Armies line up at Siegfried Line (Westwall)

* World War II - WWII




The official newspaper of the: "...U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater...". The ftpg. has some content concerning the events just prior to the famous Battle of the Bulge with: "Hodges Men Move to Outflank Roer; Siam ... See More  

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680571

Best of the Stars & Stripes "Peace" editions...

Item #680571

August 14, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, Southern France Edition, Aug. 14, 1945 



* Terrific issue for display

* Best publication to be had




Of the several editions of this newspaper--and there were many published at various locations in Europe & elsewhere--this is one of just two which reported the end of World War II on the 14th (other was the Paris edition). The other editions carried the re... See More  

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676508

Japanese Suicide Attacks...

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #676508

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  

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675728

Screaming headline on the end of World War II...

Item #675728

August 15, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Italy Edition, August 15, 1945



* Terrific end of the war headline



 There were several editions of this famous military paper published at various theaters of the war, and this has perhaps the best headline of the lot.

The huge headline takes most of the front page: "PEACE AT LAST". What little text is on the ftpg. begins: "Peace has returned to the... See More  

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$245.00
670028

Front page war print and a page 3 war map...

Item #670028

July 19, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 19, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Hoisting the Stars & Stripes by the Union Troops on the Corona Female College, Corinth, Mississippi" with some detail. Page 3 features a Civil Wa... See More  

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653043

Battle of the Bulge....

Item #653043

January 02, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, January 2, 1945



* Battle of the Bulge

* World War II - WWII



The front page has a four column headline: "Nazis Attack 7th Army Line" (see) Nice to have in this famous military publication.

Other World War II news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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652915

The newly-created rank of five star general...

Item #652915

January 02, 1945

THE STARS & STRIPES, Jan. 2, 1945



* Battle of the Bulge



The top of the front page has a photo of the new-created five star general insignia, created by a Public Law by Congress on December 14, 1944. Those to be conferred with this honor within a week of its creation were George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, and Dwight D. Eisenhower. See the internet for the interesting history of "... See More  

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650874

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650874

March 24, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "American Edition", March 24, 1945  The front page banner headline reads: "8,000 Planes Shatter Reich Targerts As Zero Hour Approaches" with various subheads.

On November 19, 1942, Australian and US troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle during World War II read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian
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$25.00
650872

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650872

June 01, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", June 1, 1945 



* Rare military title

* Jungles of New Guinea

* World War II - WWII




On November 19, 1942 Australian and US troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle created the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number
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650870

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650870

May 05, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 5, 1945 



* Rare military title

* Jungles of New Guinea

* World War II - WWII




The front page banner headline reads: "COLLAPSE IN NORTH GERMANY" with subheads including: "600,000 Germans Surrender Arms" "Australians Close On Main Tarakan Airstrip Against Stiff Defence" and "American Rumors of Ja
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649286

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #649286

January 17, 1991

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.

This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More  

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645580

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #645580

May 04, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 4, 1945  On November 19, 1942, Australian and US troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle during World War II read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because US General Douglas
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$36.00
606020

Foxhall wins at Longchamp...

Item #606020

June 13, 1881

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, June 13, 1881



* Foxhall (horse) wins at Longchamp

* Grand Prix de Paris - racecourse




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has small one column headings: "FOXHALL" "Another Victory for the American Horse" "The Grand Prix de Paris Won by Keene's Horse" ... See More  

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587732

Changing the United States flag...

Item #587732

January 16, 1817

BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan. 16, 1817 



* United States flag changing



Page 2 has a brief yet very significant report on the creation of the United States flag, headed: "Star Spangled Banner" and including: "The flag of the United States is to be altered--The stripes are to be reduced permanently to their original number of thirteen; but the stars ... See More  

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569115

Prisoners of War...

Item #569115

January 06, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 6, 1862 



* Union prisoners

* Original Civil War




Among the front page reports are: "The Returned Prisoners" "Interesting Incidents Connected with the Union Prisoners from Richmond" "The First Glimpse of the Stars & Stripes" "Movements  of  Mr. Seward" and more.



Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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568484

Plane and Boat named after Ernie Pyle...

Item #568484

May 26, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, May 26, 1945



Page 5 reports "Plane, Boat Carry Name Of Man Who Gave Doggie His Due" which are named after Ernie Pyle. Included are two photos (see images). The frontpage of the issue includes the articles "Himmler Measured For Pine Box; Hunt Still On For Von Ribbentrop" and "Smoke Blocks View of Tokyo's Damage".



This... See More  

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568472

Death of Ernie Pyle...

Item #568472

April 19, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, April 19, 1945 



* Ernie Pyle death



One can only imagine what the owner of this actual newspaper thought when reading this article for the first time involving one of their American heroes of that time. A great issue to hang framed on the wall of any military or journalist enthusiast.

The front page has a two column headline: "Ernie Py... See More  

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568416

The Jewish brigade...

Item #568416

March 26, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, March 26, 1945



* Famous World War II Title

* Jewish Brigade




The front page has an article near the bottom: "Jewish Brigade In Italy Fighting With 8th Army" which carries over to the back page. The two line banner head at the top is: "3rd Sweeps 35 Miles Beyond Rhine; Monty's Armies Expand Bridgehead".

This famous militar... See More  

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568415

Capture of Cologne... Al Capone's brother faces murder charges...

Item #568415

March 07, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, March 7, 1945 



* Cologne, Germany captured 

* Yanks 




The front page has a banner headline "Yanks Capture Cologne" with subheads. Page 5 includes an article "Al Capone's Brother Faces Murder Rap".



This famous military newspaper has additional World War II reports with much on the closing days of the Europe... See More  

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568413

Iwo Jima report...

Sugar Ray Robinson... Jake LaMotta... Joe Louis...

Item #568413

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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$55.00
566667

Byrd's flight over South Pole...

Item #566667

November 29, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1929 



* Aviator Richard Evelyn Byrd 

* South Pole flight begins 

* Ernie Nevers makes NFL record in scoring
 



This 44 page newspaper has a great three line banner headline on the front page: "COMMANDER BYRD OFF ON FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH POLE; RADIO REPORTS 'ALL IS WELL' AT 6:30 A.M., 8 HOURS OUT; PASSES SLEDGE PARTY ON THE TRAI... See More  

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$65.00
565805

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #565805

January 17, 1991

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", January 17, 1991



* War of Iraq begins

* Desert Storm

* Best title to have in ?



The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text.



The bottom half of the front page is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being ref... See More  

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563502

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #563502

January 17, 1991

THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.

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177660

Death of Wilbur Wright...

An Exhibition of Inca Treasures.....

Item #177660

June 08, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1912



The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Greatest of Aviators--The death of Wilbur Wright from typhoid fever...."



This issue has an illustration called "The Revolutionist" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos called "An Exhibition of Inca Treasures" by Walter L. Beasley and there is another article by... See More  

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$52.00
177621

Theft of the Mona Lisa...

Item #177621

September 09, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 9, 1911



This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "Alfonso Goes on His Vacation."



This issue has an article of "The Startling Theft of a Priceless Painting--"Mona Lisa.'" The double page illustration is of "Waiting for the Ships That Will Never Come In" b... See More  

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$46.00
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