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Lot No. 979

Auction No. 33
Category Miscellaneous
Est. $40
Status SOLD $40



1939 (4th Sept) Daily Express original newspaper with leading headline, "U-BOAT TORPEDOES BRITISH LINER" reporting on the sinking of the "Athenia" with other sub-headings, "Hitler Goes to Polish Front" & "Winston Back - He if First Lord: Eden is new Dominions Secretary". A fascinating piece of WWII social history. Rare survivor in good cond & complete with back page dedicated to photos from "Eleven O'clock Sept. 3 1939".