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The liberation of Rome, Italy...

Item # 590029

June 04, 1944

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, June 4, 1944

* Fall of Rome, Italy  - liberated by the allies (day of)
* D-Day invasion of France 2 days away
* World War II - WWII

This 30+ page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "NAZIS FLEE; LOOT ROME AREA; Yanks Sweep on Eternal City for Knockout Blow" with subheads and related map. Coverage on the fall or liberation of Rome, Italy. This was the first Axis capital to fall to the allies. D-Day would follow 2 days later and Nazi occupied Europe would begin to crumble afterwards.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise nice.

Category: World War II