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Operation Hailstone... Truk Island attacked....
Item # 660251
February 18, 1944
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 18, 1944
* Operation Hailstone - Truk Island (Chuuk)
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a six column headline: "PACIFIC FLEET TASK FORCE BLAST TRUK; 1,000 DIE AS AMERICAN TROOPSHIP SINKS" with subhead and related map. (see) First report coverage on "Operation Hailstone" which was a massive naval air and surface attack on Truk Island.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 22 pages, light toning along the central fold, minor spine wear,generally vert nice.
Category: World War II