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US Navy News of the Day

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09561 Author/Creator: US Navy Place Written: U.S.S. Berrieh Type: Typed document Date: 5 April 1945 Pagination: 2 p : 33 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: A two-page US Navy news briefing, inlcuding two cartoons, of recent updates in both Europe and the Pacific theatre. Includes developments in Japan, Hungary, Germany, and Italy, as well as baseball and wrestling news.

People: Hamilton, Young Keith
Dickey, Bill
Feller, Bob
Aitson, Amos
Lee, Abe
Faulkner, Allan
Arnold, Jetson
Nutt, Dick
Lester, Charles

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present


Sub Era: World War II

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