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From the closing months of the war...

Item # 689905

May 23, 1945

STARS & STRIPES, Paris Edition, May 23, 1945  This was the: "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead.
Front page banner headline: "First Army Pacific-Bound" with a photo of Gen. Courtney H. Hodges. Also: "Flaming Oil Routs Caps On Okinawa" "Yank Forces Gain on Luzon And Mindanao". Photos inside include Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby & Gregory Peck.
Eight pages, tabloid-size, good condition.

Category: World War II