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Japan mainland bombed... Battle of Saipan...

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June 15, 1944

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 15, 1944

* Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber
* Bombing mainland Japan
* Battle of Saipan begins
* World War II - WWII

Above the masthead is a banner photo with heading: "First Photograph of B-29 Which Bombed Japan Yesterday"
Also a banner headline: "SUPERFORTS RIP JAP CITIES" with subheads. (see) Page three has a full page pictorial with banner heading: "New Superfortresses  Hit Japan in Their First Action" (see)
And a two column heading: "U.S. INVADES SAIPAN; BEACH HEADS HELD" with related map. (see)
Incomplete issue containing 8 of the 12 pages of the 1st section only, nice for display as such.

Category: World War II