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1945 invasion of Lingayen Gulf begins....

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January 09, 1945

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 9, 1945  The front page has a nice banner headline: "Jap Ships Flee From Philippines" with subheads "Nip Planes go Into Hiding As Powerful U.S. Sea, Air Forces Make Heavy Blows" "U.S. Invasion Of Luzon Island Appears Close" "Tokyo Continues to Tell of Huge Yank Fleets in Lingayen Region" which also includes a small map. This is 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 12 pages, a little margin chipping, otherwise in good condition.

Category: World War II