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Newspaper on The Funeral Service for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, April 15th,1945
With the end of war with Germany on the horizon, America's beloved President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed away on April 12th,1945, from a stroke. He never got to celebrate with American's all across the nation.
Offered for sale is the first section of the Philadelphia Record dated Sunday, April 4th, 1945, featuring the splendor of a White House Funeral as family and friends and the Nation's Capital pays homage to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This 8 page section features 7 pages that report on his death and funeral along with very special photos, stories, and tributes from friends and dignitaries. Listed below are the headline stories found on the seven pages and the newspapers condition:
Philadelphia Record Newspaper 8 page first section. Headlines: Funeral Service Held For F.D.R. as Millions Join in Mourning---Throngs Line Streets to White House---Funeral Service Read at White House---F.D.R.'s Message Linked America's and World Peace---Everything Stops in City as People Bow in Silent Prayer During Funeral Rites---Hyde Park Grave in Rose Garden Ready for Funeral---Pope Arranges F.D.R. Services---Mrs. Roosevelt Falters Once But Courage Overcomes Grief---British Foreign Minister Arrives for F.D.R.'s Rites---World Mourns With U.S. in Tribute to Roosevelt---Truman Likely to Pick New Men for Cabinet---Roosevelt's Humanity is America's Heritage---Twelve Years of Roosevelt---Thousands Pay a Silent Tribute as Train Passes---and The New Deal are some of the big headline stories. There are also other stories related to the war with Germany and Japan. It's been 70 years since his death and America and the free countries around the world are praying for a F.D.R. to come forward and defeat the evil the world is facing today.
**Condition: Very good condition. This paper was well taken care of and is clean and bright having only several small tears along the edges of the paper.
If you collect WWII paper memorabilia this wonderful paper would look great in your personal collection of WWII items. Or maybe you belong to a VFW or the American Legion in your home town. Wouldn't this make a fantastic gift to have them put on display in their showcase for all their members to see. God Bless Our Vets and The Greatest Generation who helped to make possible our Armed Forces in keeping our country free.
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