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Honolulu Star-Bulletin (1912-2010) Landing in Bonins Reported!

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09620.250 Author/Creator: Honolulu Star-Bulletin (1912-2010) Place Written: Honolulu, Hawaii Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 21 February 1945 Pagination: 4 p. ; 58.7 x 27.7 cm.

Summary of Content: The front page of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Includes articles on "U.S. Planes Strike Hitler's Hideout", "Nazis Surrender as West Wall Crumbles", "Fight for Iwo Continues at Furious Pace." Includes two images to go along with the articles.

Background Information: Robert "Bob" Stone was a Bombardier in World War II and served in the Pacific Front. This collection, along with a bound book was donated by his wife, Shelia Stone, ...was given to the Collection in 2017. It contains a variety of letters, postcards, patches, pins, photographs, and scrapbooks that relate to Bob's training and combat missions. See More


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: World War IIMilitary ServiceAir ForceAviationIwo JimaUS MarinesUS Army Air ForcesHawaii

Sub Era: World War II

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