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  TITLE:

Date:

Cover/Issue & Condition:

Price

Sunday News (Lancaster PA)

5/7/1939

“$40,000 Fire Razes Rink”. 1st section of 10 pages – Good

$7.50

Slatington (PA) News

6/15/1939

8 pages – Good

$7.50

American

6/7/1939

“Mexican Ace Dies in Potomac Crash”, “King Enters US Tonight”. 16 pages – Good, fold edge tears

$10.00

Townsend National Weekly

6/30/1939

Townsend National Recovery Plan Newspaper/ Magazine, tabloid-sized. 12 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Yarmouth (Mass.) Register

8/2/1939

Tercentenary Issue – 300th Anniversary edition. 6 pages – G/VG

$15.00

North Mail (Newcastle UK)

8/25/1939

“Peace Appeal By Roosevelt”. 18 pages – G/VG

$12.50

Evening Public Ledger (Phila.)

9/12/1939

War Atlas – 8 pages – G/VG

$15.00

Townsend National Weekly

11/17/1939

Townsend National Recovery Plan Newspaper/ Magazine, tabloid-sized. 32 pages – Good

$10.00

 

Williamsport Sun – Gazette & Bulletin

1940

Williamsport Progress Supplement. 18 pages – Fair/Good

$7.50

Pottstown (PA) Blade

1/12/1940

“Council Cannot Sidestep Water Issue”. 4 pages – Good

$7.50

New Castle (DE) County Gazette

5/17/1940

A Day in New Castle (Home Tour) Special section plus news section. 16 pages – G/VG

$15.00

PM (NYC)

6/18/1940

Vol. 1 No. 1 issue of this tabloid-sized daily newspaper, heavy on illustrations and features. “Dictators Agree on Armistice” headline. 32 pages – G/VG

$25.00

Lebanon (Pa) Daily News

7/2/1940

“Progress and Achievement Edition – 200th Anniversary City of Lebanon”. Approx. 80 of 96 pages – Fair/Good – chipping, tears to front page

$10.00

Harrisburg (Pa) Patriot

7/4/1940

“All Day Fete for Community” – 16 pages, complete  - Good

$7.50

Intelligencer Journal

10/28/1940

Lancaster County Draft Registrants Listing section. 16 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Mercersburg News (PA)

1940 to 1942

Mercersburg Academy Weekly Students newspaper. 23 issues from 9/28/1940 to 5/9/1942

$25.00 the lot

 

Philadelphia Record

5/18/1941

Americas Ready to Seize Islands; 4 Senators Urge Quick Action”. 7 sections of Sunday newspaper – no comics or magazine sections – G/VG

$10.00

Intelligencer Journal

8/29/1941

“Bar Children From All Activies”. 1st section of 20 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Sunday News (Lancaster PA)

10/5/1941

“Millionth Shell Complete Here”. 1st section of 12 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Reading (PA) Eagle-Times SPECIMIN Book

11/1/1941

Small booklet of type-styles used by the newspaper. Approx. 60 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Wilmington (DE) Morning News

11/28/1941

Tokyo Envoys Meet Roosevelt; Attack on Siam is Feared”. 2 sections – Fair, chipping

$7.50

 

The Drexel (University) Triangle

1941 Issues

Student Newspaper. 5/16, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24, 11/14, 12/5 – Good, some chipping

$5.00 ea.

 

1942 Issues

1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 10/16, 10/23, 11/13, 11/20 (2) – Good, some chipping

$5.00 ea.

 

1944 Issues

1/14, 10/20 (2), 11/10, 11/17 – Good, some chipping

$5.00 ea.

 

Cupid’s International Messenter

1942 Issues

Monthly personals newspaper. Jan., March, June, Aug., Sept. – G/VG

$7.50 ea.

Perry County (PA) Weekly Times

1942 Issues

2/5 – Good

$6.00

 

Lancaster New Era

6/13/1942

200th Anniversary of Lancaster Issue. 5 sections - missing center pages in sections 4 & 5, and front page of 3. Filled with Lancaster History. Good

$10.00

 

 

Same - with all 5 sections - G/VG

$15.00

 

 

Same – with all sections and front news section – Good – front news section torn

$15.00

Intelligencer Journal

6/13/1942

200th Anniversary of Lancaster Issue. 5 sections within, and front news section – “Japs Land on Aleutian Island” – Good

$17.50

Visir (Reykavik, Iceland)

9/14/1942

4 pages, in their language. G/VG – 2 copies

$7.50 ea.

News Chronicle (UK)

12/2/1942

4 pages – G/VG

$10.00

The Daily Princetonian

12/12/1942

Princeton NJ Student Newspaper. 8 pages – Good

$10.00

 

Perry County (PA) Weekly Times

1943 Issues

1/28, 2/4, 4/22, 4/29, 5/13, 11/18 – Good

$6.00 ea.

Duncannon (PA) Record

1943 Issues

3/11, 5/13, 10/21, 11/11 – Good

$7.50 ea.

Townsend National Weekly

1943 Issues

Townsend National Recovery Plan newspaper (Social Security). Tabloid-sized, 2/13, 2/17  - G/VG

$7.50 ea.

Mountain Democrat (Oakland, Maryland)

4/8/1943

Garrett County newspaper. Small size, 8 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Campus Reflector (Shippensburg PA)

5/19/1943

Campus newspaper. 4 pages, Alumni issue – Good, folded

$7.50

Tripoli (Libya) Times

6/10/1943

North Africa English-Language Daily. 4 small pages – G/VG

$15.00

Denver (CO) Post

8/6/1943

“Americans Capture Munda”. 12 assorted pages (including front page ), Fair/Good, chipping

$6.00

Chicago Daily Tribune

10/19/1943

Hull Begins Moscow Talks”. 34 pages, complete – Good, some chipping

$15.00

Strasburg (PA) Weekly News

11/13/1943

Lancaster County weekly. 8 pages - Good

$7.50

 

East Berlin & York Springs (PA) News Comet

1944 Issues

11/3, 12/29 – Good

$7.50 ea.

Sunday Dispatch (London UK)

2/6/1944

“German Bomb Found in Spanish Onions”, Special “Civilians Guide to the Invasion” edition – 4 pages, complete

$15.00

Spirit of 176

3/22/1944

Fort Benning, Georgia Military camp newspaper. 4 pages each. 1944 dates: 2/2, 3/15, 3/29, 4/5 (2 copies), 4/19 – Good

$7.50 ea.

Philadelphia Record

6/6/1944

FDR Pledges Aid to Italian People – 12 pages – Good

$7.50

Lancaster PA New Era

6/9/1944

“Yanks Hammer Toward Cherbourg”. 1st section of 10 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Lancaster New Era

6/12/1944

“Yanks Crack Cherbourg Line”. 12 pages – Good – folded badly

$7.50

Lancaster New Era

6/13/1944

“Cherbourg Defenses Cracked” – 16 pages, complete. Also – Ernie Pyle on D-Day. Good

$10.00

Soviet War News Weekly (UK)

1944 Issues

Tabloid-sized, published in London, 8 pages each. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 (torn front page) – Good

$10.00 ea.

Western Evening Herald (UK)

10/20/1944

WWII News, 4 pages complete – Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Daily News

10/31/1944

“Churchill Hints War May End by Easter”. 28 page tabloid – Good

$10.00

Daily Worker (NYC)

12/26/1944

“Yanks Pound Foe on South Flank” – 12 pages, tabloid sized – G/VG

$10.00

           

East Berlin & York Springs (PA) News Comet

1945 Issues

1/26, 2/2 – Good

$7.50 ea.

The Sentinel (Lewistown PA)

1945 Issues

9/28, 10/9, 10/16, 10/18, 10/22, 11/6, 11/9, 11/10, 11/14, 11/17, 11/26, 11/27, 11/28, 11/30 (splitting), 12/1, 12/3, 12/4, 12/5, 12/8, 12/12, 12/14, 12/15 – Good

$7.50 ea.

Grit (Williamsport PA)

1945 Issues

Tabloid-sized family weekly from Williamsport PA. All with outer news sections of 12 to 20 pages, missing inner features section. Filled with WWII news, photos. 3/4, 3/11, 4/1, 5/20, 5/27, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/15, 8/12 – Good

$7.50 ea.

Medical Soldier, The

1945 Issues

6 page weekly from Carlisle PA Military Barracks. 1/31, 2/22, 3/8 (2), 3/16 (4), 3/29 (2), 4/19 – G/VG to VG

$12.50 ea.

 

Philadelphia Record

2/13/1945

“Big 3 Agree on Polish Compromise; Will Map World Council in April; Plan to Destroy Nazi War Industry” (Yalta Conference). 20 pages, complete – G/VG

$15.00

Daily Worker (New York)

3/6/1945

Tabloid-sized. “Yanks Smash Into Cologne”. 12 pages complete – G/VG

$10.00

Daily Worker

3/8/1945

“Break Into Danzig Defensive Belt”. 12 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Hosiery Worker, The

April 1945

President Roosvelt Obit & Photo on page 1 – small size, 8 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Intelligencer Journal

4/13/1945

ROOSEVELT DIES!” 4 page EXTRA Edition – Good, fold tears

$10.00

Intelligencer Journal

4/13/1945

“President Roosevelt Dies, Truman Sworn Into Office”. 34 pages, complete. – Fair/Good, fold chipping

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

4/13/1945

ROOSEVELT DEAD”. 1st section of 26 pages. Good, browning, fold wear

$10.00

Gazette and Daily (York, PA)

4/13/1945

“President Roosevelt Dead”. Larger tabloid size, 48 pages complete – Good, back page tears

$10.00

Intelligencer Journal

4/14/1945

“Thousands Watch FDR Train”. 16 pages. Good – fold wear.

$7.50

Philadelphia Record

4/14/1945

“Throngs Watch FDR Train; Truman Sees War Chiefs”. 1st section of 12 pages – good

$10.00

Lancaster New Era

4/14/1945

“Pause For Roosevelt’s Funeral; US 9th Wins 2nd Elbe Crossing” – 12 pages, complete – Good

$10.00

Gazette and Daily (York, PA)

4/14/1945

“National Day of Mourning For Roosevelt Proclaimed”. Larger tabloid size, 36 pages complete – G/VG

$12.50

Philadelphia Inquirer

4/15/1945

"Sorrowing Nation Honors Roosevelt". 1st section of 12 pages – Good – 2 copies

$10.00 ea.

York (PA) Dispatch

4/16/1945

“Truman Assures World Grand Strategy of War Will Remain Unchanged” – Fair/Good, tears

$6.00

Intelligencer Journal

4/16/1945

“Yanks Lose One Elbe Bridgehead”, “Late President Roosevelt’s Coffin Lowered Into Grave”- 12 pages, complete – Good

$10.00

Reading (Pa.) Times

4/16/1945

“Roosevelt Buried at Hyde Park” – First section of 8 pages – Good

$7.50

Main Line Times (Ardmore PA)

4/19/1945

16 pages, complete. Fair/Good – fold edge tears

$7.50

Grit (Williamsport Pa)

4/22/1945

“Red Tanks Crash Into Berlin”. 10 pages – Good

$7.50

The Observer

May, 1945

Western Electric Company Installation Dept. Employees Newspaper, NYC. 10 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Lancaster New Era

5/2/1945

“Eisenhower Says He Was Told Hitler Was Dying on April 24; Allies Chase Nazis to Denmark”. 10 of first 14 pages – Good

$7.50

SOVIET War News Weekly (UK)

1945 Issues

Tabloid-sized, published in the UK, 8 pages each. 3/2, 5/25, 6/8 – Good

$12.50 ea.

Harrisburg Telegraph

5/4/1945

Extra – “Key Nazi Armies Surrender”. 22 pages, complete - G/VG

$10.00

Gazette and Daily (York PA)

5/4/1945

“Kiel Declared Open City. North-Central Germany Cleared. Hamburg Falls”. 40 pages, complete – Good, back page tears.

$10.00

Norristown (PA) Times Herald

5/5/1945

“Continental Europe Fighting Ends; Say Germany Surrenders in Norway”. 10 pages – Good

$10.00

Gazette and Daily (York PA)

5/5/1945

“Germans in Holland, Denmark, Northwestern Germany Surrender”. 28 pages, complete – G/VG

$10.00

Grit (Williamsport PA)

5/6/1945

“German Army Brought to Defeat”. Tabloid, 24 pages – Good

$10.00

Norfolk (VA) Ledger-Dispatch

5/7/1945

(REPRINT). “NAZIS QUIT” – 20 pages – G/VG

$6.00

Evening Bulletin

5/8/1945

Same – “Victory Proclaimed” – different front page photo  - Good, fold tears

$10.00

Phila. Record

5/8/1945

“VE Proclomation 9AM, War Is Ended in Europe”. 26 pages – Fair/Good, front page tears, chipping

$7.50

Evening News (Harrisburg PA)

5/8/1945

Victory in Europe special sections (only) – 32 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Gazette and Daily (York PA)

5/9/1945

“Final Surrender Terms Signed”. 32 pages, complete – G/VG

$10.00

Daily Mirror (UK)

5/9/1945

Britain’s Day of Rejoicing”. Tabloid, 8 pages – Good

$12.50

Grit (Williamsport PA)

5/13/1945

“Allies Face Great Tasks in Hungry Europe”. Outer 12 of 24 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Evening World (UK)

5/19/1945

UK Tabloid, 8 pages – Good, edge tears, chipping

$6.00

Reading (PA) Times

6/4/1945

General Spaatz Due Home Sunday!” -  10 pages, VG 

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

6/5/1945

“Marines in New Landing on Okinawa”. 1st section of 16 pages – Good

$10.00

Sunday News (Lancaster PA)

7/29/1945

“$500,000 Damage as Bomber Hits Empire State Building; 13 Die”. 1st section of 8 pages – G/VG

$15.00

The Evening News (Harrisburg, PA)

8/14/1945

“US Expects Surrender Offer In Delayed Note”. 12 pages – G/VG

$7.50

Lebanon (PA) Daily News

8/14/1945

“Peace Celebrations Held in Many Cities”. 10 pages, complete – Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

8/14/1945

“Swiss Bare Toko Lie on Allied Note; Superforts Resume Raids on Japan”. 1st section of 14 pages. Good, fold chipping

$10.00

Reading (PA) Times

8/15/1945

Nation Celebrates Peace - MacArthur to Receive Surrender. 12 pages, Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

8/15/1945

“PEACE”. 26 pages, complete – Good, some fold browning, chipping

$15.00

Lancaster New Era

8/15/1945

“MacArthur Issues First Orders to Japs After Their Surrender”. 1st Section of 18 pages. Good

$7.50

Philadelphia Evening Bulletin

8/15/1945

“Allied Forces Keeping Watchful Truce until Japan Signs Formal Surrender”. 24 pages – complete – G/VG

$15.00

Evening Sentinel (Carlisle PA)

8/15/1945

Two 8 page “VJ Sections” – One with local Honor Roll – G/VG

$10.00

Reading (PA) Times

8/17/1945

M’Arthur Delays Manila Parley”. 16 pages, chipping – Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Record

8/16/1945

M’Arthur Calls Japs to Manila”. 18 pages – G/VG

$12.50

Lancaster New Era

8/24/1945

“MacArthur Says Allied Troops Will Land in Japan on Sunday”.  18 pages, complete – Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

8/28/1945

“First US Occupation Troops Landed by Air, Fleet Moving Into Tokyo Bay”. 1st section of 22 pages  - Good

$10.00

Chicago Tribune

8/30/1945

“BEGIN OCCUPATION!”. 30 pages, complete – G/VG

$15.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/3/1945

“Truman Pledges Quick Demobilization”, etc. – 20 pages - Good

$10.00

News-Chronicle (Shippensburg PA)

9/4/1945

“In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice”. 16 pages – special local veterans supplement within. Fair/Good, front page fold chipping

$7.50

Hampshire Review (Romney WV)

9/5/1945

“World War II Ended Officially Last Saturday Night…” 8 pages, complete – G/VG

$7.50

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/5/1945

Japs Ordered to Speed Up Demobilization”. 32 pages - Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/6/1945

“Navy Asks 15 Major Bases To Guard Pacific, Atlantic; Fiendish Jap Tortures Bared”. 1st section of 16 pages - Good

$10.00

Chicago Daily Tribune

9/7/1945

“Points Plan for Officers!” headline, color editorial cartoon on page 1. 30 pages, complete – G/VG

$15.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/7/1945

“Truman Seeks Speedy Reconversion”. 1st section of 22 pages. Fair/Good, tears, chipping

$6.00

Public Opinion (Chambersburg PA)

9/8/1945

“MacArthur Shuns Fanfare in Formal Occupation of Tokyo”. 8 pages – G/VG

$10.00

Intelligencer Journal

9/19/1945

“Truman Merges 3 Labor Agencies”. Outer 8 pages of 1st section – Good

$7.50

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/9/1945

“15,000 US Troops in Tokio”, etc.  1st setion of 14 pages - Good

$7.50

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/10/1945

“Gloved Hand Rule for Japs Inaugurated by MacArthur, End of Militarism Pledged”. 1st section of 12 pages - Good

$7.50

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/11/1945

Tokio War Staff Abolished”, etc. 26 pages - Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/13/1945

“MacArthur Orders Arrest of Black Dragon Terrorists”, etc.  26 pages - Good

$10.00

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/20/1945

“Gen. MacArthur Is Rebuked by Truman and Acheson on Size of US Occupation Army”. 26 pages – Good, some chipping

$7.50

Harrisburg Telegraph

9/20/1945

“Third Fleet Units Start Home”. 24 pages – Good

$7.50

The Evening News (Harrisburg PA)

9/20/1945

“Army Reduces Discharge Points”. 12 pages – Good

$7.50

Philadelphia Inquirer

9/22/1945

“Gasoline Famine Threatens U.S.”, etc.  16 pages - Good

$7.50

Chicago Daily Tribune

10/15/1945

“Ready to Execute Laval”. 32 pages, complete – G/VG

$12.50

Daily Pacifican

10/24/1945

Western Pacific Army Newspaper, published in Manila. 4 pages – G/VG

$10.00

The Observer

November, 1945

Western Electric Company Installation Dept. Employees Newspaper, NYC. 10 pages – Good, splitting

$7.50

 

Chicago Daily Tribune

11/5/1945

“Hunt 12 on Rafts in Pacific”. 38 pages, complete – G/VG

$12.50

Chicago Daily Tribune

11/23/1945

“British Using Jap Troops”. 38 pages, complete – G/VG

$12.50

Intelligencer Journal

11/27/1945

“Flights Over Hump Costly to US” – 18 pages, complete - Good

$7.50

Intelligencer Journal

11/28/1945

“Two Pedestrians Killed by Autos” – 16 pages, complete – Good

$7.50

Lancaster New Era

12/3/1945

McVay Accused of Negligence” – 16 pages – Good

$7.50

Lancaster New Era

12/5/1945

“Saw Hitler’s Finale”. 18 pages – Good

$10.00

Intelligencer Journal

12/6/1945

“$4 Billion British Loan Proposed” – 1st section of 10 pages – Good

$7.50

Intelligencer Journal

12/7/1945

“2,198 Lancaster Casualties Reported in WWII” – special 16 page section – Good

$15.00

Chicago Daily Tribune

12/8/1945

“Kill Bookie Bandit, Hit Pal”. 24 pages, complete – G/VG

$12.50

Honolulu Star-Bulletin

12/15/1945

“State Shintoism Ended”. 24 pages, complete – Good

$12.50

Chicago Daily Tribune

12/18/1945

“GM Lists Demands on CIO”. 28 pages, complete – Good, some tape repairs

$10.00

Chicago Sunday Tribune

12/23/1945

“Restrict Rail Travel East”. Front News, Sports, Classified Sections – G/VG

$12.50

Intelligencer Journal

12/24/1945

“Truman Kills Bill With Uses Rider” – 14 pages, complete - Good

$7.50

Honolulu Advertiser

12/28/1945

“Explosion Kills 8 Aboard Tanker”. 12 pages, complete – G/VG

$10.00

 

Philadelphia Bulletin

1946

World War II In Headlines and Pictures 116 page large softcover book – G/VG – 2 copies

$20.00

Same – Good – 3 copies

$15.00

Special Edition

1992

“World War II – Six Years That Changed the World 1939-1945”. As recorded in Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster New Era & Sunday News, Lancaster PA. Oversize, approx. 100 pages, softbound – G/VG

$15.00

 

Medical Soldier, The

1946 Issues

6 page weekly from Carlisle PA Military Barracks 1/31 – G/VG to VG

$10.00

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