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Invasion of the Philippines... MacArthur returns...



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October 20, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1944

* General Douglas MacArthur returns
* Leyte Gulf, Philippines (1st report)
* "I Shall Return" becomes real


The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR INVADES CENTRAL PHILIPPINES; FOOTHOLD TO SPLIT ISLANDS FIRMLY HELD; ROOSEVELT PROMISES JAPAN A LESSON NOW" with subheads and map. More inside, loads of text. First report on MacArthur's famous return to the Philippines in Leyte Gulf.
Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: World War II