L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection A&M.4241

L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection A&M.4241


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West Virginia and Regional History Center

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu

Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.4241
Title
L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection1941-1946
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4320
Quantity
.5 Linear Feet 6 in. (2 flat storage boxes, 3 in. each)
Creator
Nettles, L.J.
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

A&M 4241, L.J. Nettles World War II Historical Newspaper Collection, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Scope and Contents

Collection of 36 newspapers documenting in headlines key events of World War II such as the surrender of Germany and Japan in May and Septermber of 1945, among others. These papers were collected by L.J. Nettles when he was working in Washington, D.C. during World War II.

Contents List:

Aquitted: Von Papen, Schacht, Fritzsche; Goering & Co. 'To Be Hanged Until Dead'; The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, October 1, 1946
Instantaneous Etiquette; The American Weekly; Week of December 6, 1942
President Dead; The Evening Star; Thursday, April 12, 1945
Surrender Signed on Board Missouri; Japs Stripped of all Their Conquests; The Sunday Star; September 2, 1945
Japs Surrender Tonight; Times Herald; Saturday, September 1, 1945
Japanese Sign Formal Articles of Surrender; MacArthur Acts for Allies, Pledges Firm Justice; Truman Hails Victory in Address to the Nation; The Washington Post; Sunday, September 2, 1945
Chutists Land Behind Germans on Berlin Route; The Washington Daily News; Monday, April 9, 1945
Ladies of Empire; The American Weekly; Week of March 11, 1945 (2 copies)
Roosevelt Dead; Times Herald; Friday, April 13, 1945
Camel Corps Menaces Axis Rear; Libya Mountian Falls to French; The Washington Daily News; Monday, December 7, 1942
German High Command Announces Surrender; The Washington Daily News; Monday, May 7, 1945
Allies to Ratify Peace in Berlin; The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, May 8, 1945
McCain Shifted As His Fleet Shells Japan; The Washington Daily News; Saturday, July 14, 1945
No Peace; White House Says Note From Japan Is Not Surrender; The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, August 14, 1945
Truman Announces: The War Is Over! Japs Surrender Unconditional; The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, August 14, 1945
Berlin 'Pep Talk' Claims: First Red Stab At Oder Foiled; The Washington Daily News; Friday, February 2, 1945
Marching Thru Berlin; The American Weekly; Week of January 10, 1943
Big 4 Study Peace Offer; The Washington Daily News; Friday, August 10, 1945
U.S. Note Just Received--Tokio; The Wahington Daily News; Monday, August 13, 1945
Mac Leads 40,000 Yanks into Japan; The Washington Daily News; Thursday, August 30, 1945
Mac's Taking Atom With Him; Allies To Enter Tokio in 10 Days; The Washington Daily News; Monday, August 20, 1945
O, What a Beautiful Mornin'; O, What a Wonderful Day!; The Washington Daily News; Wednesday, August 15, 1945
New 48-Hour Ultimatium to Japs Expected; The Washington Daily News; Tuesday, August 7, 1945
Truman Proclaims Ve-Day; Times Herald; Tuesday, May 8, 1945
Truman Announces 'War Is Over'; Times Herald; Wednesday, August 15, 1945
All Living Things Seared to Death'; Countless Dead Left By 'Atom'; The Washington Daily News; Wednesday, August 8, 1945
Russia Declares War On Japan; Times Herald; Wednesday, August 8, 1945
Japan Declares War on U.S. After Raiding Pacific Bases; Ricmond Times Dispatch; Monday, December 8, 1941
Japs Accept Terms; Daily Mirror; Tuesday, August 14, 1945
Navy Bares Pearl Harbor Secrets; Times Herald; Sunday, December 6, 1942
Full Surrender of Germany Imminent; Early Reports of Capitulation Declared By Truman to Be Without Foundation; Washington Post; Sunday, April 29, 1945
Japanese Surrender On Way to Swiss; Times Herald; Tuesday, August 14, 1945
Reds 7 Miles Above Berlin East Limits; Giant Peace Riots Reported in Reich Reported; Washington Post; Saturday, April 21, 1945
5th Army Crosses Tiber River Above Rome; Pursuit of Nazi Forces Pressed After Brief Clashes in Capital ; The Evening Star; Monday, June 5, 1944
Bombs Blast Filipino Bases as U.S., Britain Declare War; Richmond Times Dispatch; Tuesday, December 9, 1941
U.S. Declares War on Germany, Italy, Sinks 3 Jap Warships, Hits Another; Russia Scorns Peace Feeler by Hitler; Richmond Times Dispatch; Friday, December 12, 1941