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Item # 678283

July 03, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1942

* Odell Waller final words
* Battle of El Alamein
* World War II Egypt


Page 19 has the final words of Odell Waller, an African-American sharecropper from Gretna, Virginia, executed for the fatal shooting of his white landlord (source wiki). Additionally, the front page has a five column headline: "BRITISH SWEEP AROUND AXIS FLANK IN EGYPT, U. S. AND R. A. F. FLIERS DEAL SMASHING BLOWS; CHURCHILL, ADMITTING PERIL, IS UPHELD, 475-25" with subheads and related map (see images).
Complete in 34 pages, this is a rag edition in very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 306 (released for May, 2021)...

Category: The 20th Century