Union soldiers print the first issue of Stars and Stripes newspaper during the Civil War in the United States.
United States USA Date:1975 Duration:1 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
The history of the Stars and Stripes newspaper. Union soldiers print the first issue of Star and Stripes newspaper in a captured press in the U.S. on 9th November,1861 during the Civil War. World War I scenes show soldiers disembarking from a ship and advancing on a battlefield. Commanding Chief of the American Expeditionary Force John J. Pershing writes for the newspaper. Soldiers greet the Chief and wish him luck. After the end of World War I newspaper publication is ceased. During World War II the newspaper publication starts in London, England in 1942. Publication of the Pacific Stars and Stripes newspaper after the end of hostilities in Europe. Headlines in various editions of the Stars and Stripes.
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