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Louis Zamperini goes missing...

Item # 663742

June 06, 1943


* Louis Zamperini goes missing
* World War II South Pacific

* Movie - film "Unbroken" fame
* Count Fleet wins Triple crown

Page 5 of the sport's section has a one column photo of Louis Zamperirni with small heading: "Missing In Action" with brief text. (see) 1st report coverage when Louis Zamperini originally went missing. He would eventually be caught by the Japanese and endure countless days of torture until the end of the war over two years later. He is featured in the recently released film "Unbroken". Also a track related article on page 2 of the sport's section with one column heading: "Zamperini's Record Holds" (see)
Also reporting on "Count Fleet" wining the Belmont Stakes. This was the 3rd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse to clinch the triple crown of horse racing. 
Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century