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Casey at the Bat death in 1943...

Item # 675000

February 10, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1943 

* Casey at the Bat death ? 
* Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory

The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text.
Page 25 has: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL"  with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thayer's 'Casey at the Bat' " "Figure In Long Dispute" and more.
Much other reporting on World War II.
Complete in 46 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

Category: The 20th Century