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Item # 701889

July 11, 1940

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, July 11, 1940

* Battle of Britain begins (1st report)
* German bombers over United Kingdom


The top of the front page has a four column headline: "GERMANS BOMB ENGLAND FROM COAST TO COAST; TOWNS MACHINE GUNNED" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage on the beginning of the "Battle of Britain" with the attack by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe).
Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

Category: World War II