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Operation Hailstone... Truk Island attacked....

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February 18, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1944

* Operation Hailstone - Truk Island (Chuuk)
* World War II - WWII

The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "TRUK ATTACKED BY STRONG U. S. SEA-AIR FORCES" with subheads and related map. (see) First report coverage on "Operation Hailstone" which was a massive naval air and surface attack on Truk Island. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: World War II