1945. First Edition. Staplebound. Two newsletters from the first editions of the Scuttlebutt Shield and Banner, a newsletter printed on the USS Fletcher, in the South Pacific (Philippines, Subic Bay) in the last months of World War II. Printed on regular paper and staple-bound, they include hand-drawn illustrations. Heavily tanned pages, a few stains, and a few tears at edges.
Vol. I, No. 3, Sunday April 15, 1945 - 4to, 10 pages. Pages 9 and 10 detached.
Vol. 1, No. 4, Sunday April 21, 1945 - 4to,  pages. Pages 5 and 6 detached. Fair. Item #6189