Photos from the Vault
Posted by David Middlecamp on July 21, 2014
With vacations and the California Mid-State Fair, Photos From the Vault has fallen behind with our review of headlines from 70 years ago. July 1944 was an eventful month; here are the top stories from the Telegram-Tribune microfilm.
July 10, 1944
Bing Crosby was the headline attraction at the Super-Star Bond Show held at Atascadero Golf Club. Bing played the crowd of 600 bond buyers at the microphone and then played the course in a nine-hole exhibition. He was one of the best golfers. After the war his golf tournament, the Crosby Clambake, up in Carmel would become famous.
Posted by David Middlecamp on June 26, 2014
Sometimes the ingredients for having fun include testosterone and gasoline, particularly at the Oceano Dunes on a holiday weekend like Labor Day.
Posted by David Middlecamp on June 24, 2014
New weapons were introduced to the public eye in June included a long range bomber and the forerunner of the cruise missile.
Posted by David Middlecamp on June 17, 2014
U.S. Naval Amphibious Training Base, Morro Bay was an active center in 1944 for training Army and Navy recruits how to start an invasion.