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1945 invasion of Lingayen Gulf begins....

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January 08, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 8, 1945 

* Invasion of Lingayen Gulf (1st report) 
* Admiral Jesse B. Oldendorf 
* Battle of the Bulge  

The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. FLEET ATTACKS LUZON, JAPS SAY" with subheads (see photos). 1st report coverage on the invasion of Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Phillipines. Kamikaze airplane attacks would be used as a last resort by the Japanese during this time.

Also reporting on the ongoing battle of the bulge. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 10 pages, a little margin chipping, otherwise good.

Category: World War II