Twenty-three issues of the United States Army newspaper printed from APO 565, HQ, Base G, primarily dating to 1944, most issues a two-sided single leaf, edited by Sgt. Dale Kramer and later Sgt. Frank Klepper, providing a comprehensive timeline of events in the later stages of the war, specifically in the Pacific theater area where the island of Cebu is located, but also covering major events taking place elsewhere in the world, including the Russian drive into East Prussia, the capture of Greek islands, naval victories against Japan, the battle for Carigari, guerrilla warfare, U-boat sinkings, the fronts in Europe, and many other topics, along with stories on sporting events, the presidential election, comics, and other things not related to the war. Scattered illustrations. Some age-darkening, marginal tears and small losses, overall very good. Large 4to. Loose as issued. Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea (Information-Education Sec., HQ, Base G) 1944-1945.
An important ephemeral document of military history. It is not known how many issues total were published of this daily. Very scarce; as of November 2016, WorldCat locates only two holdings of unknown size, both in North American institutions, one of which is on microfilm. Book ID: 48605