The Death of Franklin D. Roosevelt – 12 April 1945

Posted on April 12th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

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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historical newspaper story about ther death of franklin d roosevelt

Dundee Courier – Saturday 14 April 1945

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

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