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USS Bennington explosion...

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May 26, 1954

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1954 

* USS Bennington aircraft carrier explosion disaster 
* Khufu solar barque ship found in Giza Pyramid

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "BLASTS ON CARRIER KILL 91, INJURE 200; HELICOPTERS FLY VICTIM'S TO SHORE FROM THE BENNINGTON IN ATLANTIC" with subheads and photo. (see images) More inside. First report coverage on the explosion on board the USS Bennington in Narragansett Bay.
Also a two column heading: "CHEOPS TREASURE, SHIP OF THE DEAD, FOUND AT PYRAMID" with subheads.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century