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April 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York,  April 19, 1945 

* Ernie Pyle killed (1st report)
* American GI journalist 
* Lejima - Okinawa Island

A two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces: "Ernie Pyle Is Killed on Ie Island; Foe Fired When All Seemed Safe" Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century