WWII USMC Iwo Jima Newspaper Very unique and gruesome
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Sold Date: 06/16/2008
Channel: Online Auction
This auction is for a really unique Iwo Jima newspaper. It was printed on the USS Kingsbury just two days after leaving Iwo Jima with a ship full of USMC veterans of Iwo Jima. This paticular copy belonged to a Navy Cross winner. It is 10 pages of printed material and is complete. The newspaper is full of battle accounts. Its amazing to read. I highlighted the account by Pfc. Homer S. Booth from Watertoen, New York. I did a little research on Mr Booth. He was about 23 years old at the time of Iwo Jima and lived to the age of 80. Please email any questions.
This is an original and not a reproduction.
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