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1st U.S. bombing raid of Germany in 1943...

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January 27, 1943

BOSTON TRAVELER, Jan. 27, 1943

* First U.S. bombing raid of Germany (daylight)
* Eighth Air Force - bombers hit Wilhelmshaven

The top of the front page, above the masthead is a great banner headline for display announcing: "YANKS STAGE FIRST BOMBING OF GERMANY" with subhead. (see images)
Complete with 26 pages, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: In January 1943 the first US raid was conducted on Germany proper when on January 27th 91 US bombers were sent on a day light raid on the submarine bases at Wilhelmshaven. 53 bombers successfully bombed the target and 3 were lost. Thus began US daylight bombing of Germany.

Category: World War II