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Military Newspaper Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: Military Newspaper Collection
Dates: 1893-1963 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 278
Summary: This collection contains newspapers mostly during World War II.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1:

Fd1 Contra Costa Gazette

-July 19, 1944

-July 20, 1944

-July 21, 1944

-July 22, 1944

-July 31, 1944

-April 13, 1945

-May 2, 1945

-May 8, 1945

-August 8, 1945

Fd2 The Daily Herald

-December 8, 1941

-February 25, 1942

-April 12, 1945

-April 18, 1951

-April 19, 1951

-October 27, 1959

-January 20, 1961

-February 20, 1962

-February 21, 1962

Fd3 The Deseret Evening News

-July 24, 1897

Fd4 The Deseret News

-June 6, 1944

-February 1, 1945

-February 16, 1945

-June 23, 1945

-August 9, 1945

Fd5 The Deseret News-Centennial Edition-July 24, 1947

-Section 1

-Section 2

-Section 3, 4, 5, 6

Fd6 The Deseret News-Church Edition/Section

-September 9, 1933

-September 16, 1933

-September 23, 1933

-July 8, 1944

-July 15, 1944

-Centennial Edition-July 24, 1947

Fd7 Pacific Stars And Stripes

-November 18, 1945

Fd8 The Salt Lake Tribune

-June 6, 1944

-April 13, 1945

-April 14, 1945

-May 8, 1945

-August 14, 1945

-August 19, 1959

Fd9 San Francisco Examiner

-March 23, 1957

Fd10 The San Francisco News

-July 18, 1944

Fd11 The Sunday Herald

-December 7, 1941

-February 2, 1958

-February 22, 1959

-February 21, 1960

-February 25, 1962

-February 25, 1963

Fd12 Yank-The Army Weekly

-September 28, 1945

Box 2:

Fd1 Army Books

-Army Song Book

-The Mightiest Army

Fd2 The Daily Pacifican-The Army Newspaper

-August 1, 1945

-August 2, 1945

-August 8, 1945

-August 10, 1945

-August 11, 1945

-August 13, 1945

-August 16, 1945

-August 19, 1945

-August 20, 1945

-August 23, 1945

-August 24, 1945

-August 28, 1945

-August 29, 1945

Fd3 The Deseret News-Comics

-July 19, 1947

Fd4 Magazines-Variety of World War II Articles

-The American Magazine-October 1944

-The Family Circle Magazine-March 23, 1945

-Editorial-Advice to the Republicans

-Time-May 28, 1945 and July 30, 1945

Fd5 Maptalk-August 17, 1945

Fd6 Newspapers

-The Daily Herald-January 2, 1942

-Guinea Gold-The American Edition-June 26, 1944

Fd7 Newspaper Clippings

-Conversion to War Results in Many Changes

-Crash Survivors Battle Jungle of Shangri-La

-Crash Survivors Left Stranded in Shangri-La Wilds

-Crash Survivors Face the Naives of Hidden Valley

-Daring Strategy Marks Invasion of Philippine Isles

-Explosion Toll Put At 350

-Filipino Medics Treat Our Wounds

-Fingerprints Help Identify Victims of Blast

-Flawless Planning Marks Campaign in Philippines

-General Finds Australia Land of Chaos, Fear

-Heart-Breaking News: Offensive Forces Lacking

-Jap Offensive Smashed in Battle of Bismarck Sea

-Jap War Machine Knocked Out by M’Arthur Tactics

-Last Farewell

-MacArthur’s Defeat, Flight Recalled

-MacArthur Plan: Let Japan Clean Its Own House

-Medics Found Us Three ‘Sad Sacks’

-Money? We Just Use Sea Shells

-The Natives Weep As We Fly Away

-Navy Blast Bill Mounts

-Navy to Assume Uninsured Losses In Ship Blast

-New Guinea Victories Change Course of War

-Off to New Camp Over Jungle Trail

-Plane Brings Aid As Natives Watch-No. 26

-Plane Brings Aid As Natives Watch-No. 27

-Quick Service Given Blast Victims

-Radio Funeral Over 21 Graves

-Right in Front Of the Battle: That’s MacArthur

-S. L. Visited By Delegates

-Those Black Men Had Us Scared

-U. S. Forces Win Great Gamble in Admiralty Islands

-U. S. Safety Lies In Air Power, Says MacArthur

-Wac Describes Shangri-La Crash

-Wac Describes Takeoff on Flight To Hidden Valley

-Wac Tells Story Of 47 Memorable Days in Shangri-La

-War’s Big Moments From Poland To The Invasion

-War Chiefs View Robot Plane As Just ‘Nuisance’

-We Eat At Last On Army Rations

-We’ll Battle The Japanese In New Guinea

Fd8 Newspaper Clippings-Maps

-6000-Mile Far East Front

-Burma Battlefield

-China…Four Roads into China

-Photo/Destroyer Wrecked in Gale, Last Stand on Luzon/Map

-Here’s How German Battle Fleet Ran British Gauntlet

-Historic Highlights of the World at War in 1941

-India: Jap Attack Threatens Allies’ Arsenal in Asia

-Japan’s Pincer Offensive Sweeps On in Pacific


-Menaced Road to Mandalay

-Nation Had Good News From Here Sunday

-Roads to Singapore

-Second Battle of Manila Bay?

-Stakes in World’s Biggest Poker Game

-Theater of War, Hawaii to Russia

-United Press War News Map

-War again Approaches Philippine Capital

-Where Japs Try to Reach Manila

-Where U-Boats Sink 15 Ships in Month

Fd9 Newspaper Clippings-War in Pictures

-Against a Bank

-America’s Planes of Tomorrow

-Beached Landing in France

-Bataan: A New and Glorious Page for American Histories

-British Tommies Look over Nazi “DOODLEBUGS”

-Here’s The Big “Fish” That Caused Plenty of Damage

-Historic Picture Catches Death Drama of Ark Royal

-Invasion of France

-Java—Where Our Side Battles to Turn Tide

-Low Tide Reveals Obstacles on Beach, Allied Armor Massed on French Shore

-Scoop-First Photo of Yanks Landing

Fd10 Variety of Medals and Planes

Fd11 WWII Fighting Zone Maps

-The War

-The War in the Pacific

Content Description +/-

This collection contains newspapers mostly during World War II.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-


This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.


Collection materials are in English.


Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


2 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon.

EAD Creation Date:



Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Politics, Government, and Law
World War, 1939-1945

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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