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France's Maginot Line crumbling....

Item # 651612

June 17, 1940

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, June 17, 1940

* Surrender of France almost complete
* Maginot Line penetrated

This 12 page newspaper has a nice three line banner headline on the front page: "FRANCE ASKS ARMISTICE BUT GERMANY DEMANDS UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER" with lengthy subheads (see photos).  Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century