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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 and Terry along with full pages comics of both Blondie and LI'L Abner are present as well.

This famous military newspaper has various World War II reports with much on the closing days of the European War and the end of Nazi Germany.

Other interesting items throughout. A very slight irregular left spine, otherwise in good condition. Complete in 20 pages.

Category: The 20th Century