Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day

Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day

Descriptive Summary

Title: Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day
Creator: Associated Press
Inclusive Dates: 1945 May 7
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (3 rolls)
Collection Number: ms179
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three rolls of teletype news from the Associated Press dated May 7, 1945. The first story, K 68, was datelined Washington and begins... "President Truman was conferring with aides in the executive offices today as news was flashed to the world from Reims of the unconditional surrender of German arms." The last story, K 137, is an advance to be released the following day of King George's message of congratulations to General Eisenhower. In between are feature stories, chronologies of the war, cotton futures, and interviews. Preservation photocopies are included in the collection.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day, ms179, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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