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The Death of Franklin D. Roosevelt – 12 April 1945

In Warm Springs, Georgia, on 12 April 1945, President Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, died after suffering a stroke – he was aged 63.

To mark the day, here are two historical newspaper articles that report on the death of ‘4-term Roosevelt’.

historical newspaper story about ther death of franklin d roosevelt

Western Morning News – Friday 13 April 1945

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000329/19450413/052/0003

historical newspaper story about ther death of franklin d roosevelt

Dundee Courier – Saturday 14 April 1945

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19450414/001/0002

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