Newspaper, 1939-1945 Victory Edition

The Star
Production date
15 Aug 1945

Object detail

Brief Description
A souvenir newspaper published by The Star for victory at the end of World War II. Dated 15 August 1945.

The main headline reads: Japs Bow to Victors' Will - Last Evildoers Underfoot. On the front page is also a full-page sized red V, a prayer, a dove of peace, a hand with a hammer to represent industry and a hand with a torch to represent liberty.

The rest of the newspaper contains information on the Japanese, the surrender, victory celebrations, associated information, as well as classifieds and adverts.
Production date
15 Aug 1945
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Newspaper with black and red ink.
Height x Width: 600 x 500mm
Subject date
Aug 1945
Credit line
gifted by Mr G Parfitt
Other number(s)
79/75, 79/75D, 65880
Accession number


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