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An incredible display issue on the end of World War II...
Item # 672620
August 14, 1945
THE WILMINGTON NEWS--EXTRA, North Carolina, August 14, 1945
* World War II ends
* Japanese surrenders
* Terrific headline for display
When it comes to huge, screaming headlines on the end of World War II they can't possibly get much better than this.
Taking about three-quarters of the front page, in letters 8 1/4 and 4 7/8 inches high, is: "JAPS QUIT ! " with subhead: "Truman Confirms War's End".
Given the pagination of the 4 pages being the front page, then 4 (on the reverse of the front page), 5 and 6, I believe this to be complete as a 4 page "Extra". Typically page 2 would be on the reverse of the front page.
An exceptional issue, the likes of which are rarely found.
Four pages (see above), mild wear at the central fold with a few, discrete archival mend on the reverse, a bit or dirtiness, generally good condition.
Category: World War II