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USS Maui


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James Albert Parker, Sailor, USS Maui Newspaper Announcing Japanese Surrender

Collection Number: A&M 4373
Content Description

Souvenir newspaper announcing the end of World War II in the Pacific published for the crew of the USS Maui. The newspaper was owned by James Albert Parker, a member of the ship's crew and a native of West Virginia. In addition to a number of articles regarding the surrender of Japan, the newspaper also includes an article about West Virginia Senator Harley M. Kilgore and the post-war need for coal.

Dates: 1945 August 15