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October 31, 1941

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, October 31, 1941 

* USS Reuben James sunk (Early 1st report) 
* 1st American warship casualty in WWII

The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK" with subhead, photo and related map. First report coverage on the sinking of the USS Reuben James, the 1st U.S. warship casualty of World War II.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

Category: World War II