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    Neil Armstrong Hometown Newspaper Collection of Ten Original 1969 Wapakoneta Daily News Issues. From July and September 1969, here are ten 16" x 22" local Wapakoneta newspapers with news of their hometown hero. All issues appear complete, some with multiple sections. Dates and related headlines as follows.
    July 15, "Wapak, world await Neil's space shot".
    July 21 (two copies), "Neil Steps On The Moon".
    July 22, "Gov. Rhodes reveals plans for Armstrong museum".
    July 23, "Isolation next for space trio".
    July 24, "Moonwalkers return to earth safely".
    September 5, "Welcome Home, Neil" (includes color souvenir section).
    September 6, "Welcome Home Neil From Your Home Town".
    September 7, "Neil Armstrong enjoys day in hometown".
    September 8, "Wapak bids Armstrong fond adieu".
    A great resource for the space historian. Papers in generally fine condition, single folded.


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