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September 2, 1939
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, September 2, 1939
* World War II WWII starts
* Nazis invasion on Poland
The front page features a five column headline: "Poles Offering stiff Resistance; Hitler Pauses to Draft Reply; 'France Will Fight'-Daladier" with subheads. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
September 1, 1939
DAILY TIMES, Chicago, Sept. 1, 1939 A terrific issue for display on the beginning World War II in Europe with huge & bold 6 3/4 inch letters announcing: "WAR" and beneath it: " 'AID!' POLES DEMAND!" The limited text on the ftpg. begins: "The Polish ambassador to London today notified Foreign Sec. Halifax that Poland invoked the British-Polish mutual assis... See More
September 9, 1939
GAZETTE BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, November 9, 1939
* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt (1st report)
* Pre Operation Valkyrie
* FRONT LEAF ONLY
The front page features a banner headline: "Hitler Escapes Bomb Plot" with subheads. (see)
Front leaf only (page 1 & 2), nice for display as such.... See More
September 19, 1939
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 19, 1939
* HMS Courageous (50) sinking
* Royal Navy aircraft carrier
* German submarine U-29 torpedo
the top of the front page has a one column heading: "Toll in Sinking of Big Warship May Total 500" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the torpedo attack on the HMS Courageous in the opening weeks of World War II with the lost of more t... See More
May 1, 1939
GOSSCHLEER ZEITUNG, [Gosschleer Newspaper] "Organ der Gottlcheer Deutschen" [Organ of the German Gottscheers], 1939 This was a newspaper from a former German-speaking region in Carniola, a crownland of the Habsburg Empire, present-day Slovenia.
A four page issue which includes at the top of local Yugoslavian stamp and postal mark noting the issue was sent through the mail. To... See More
October 15, 1939
THE LOS ANGELES EXAMINER (Sunday Comic Section only), October 15, 1939
* The Katzenjammer Kids & Dinglehoofer und His Dog
* Harold Hering Knerr original comics
Offered is the Sunday Comics section which features Harold Knerr's Katzenjammer Kids & Dinglehoofer and His Dog. Also included are the following comics: Henry, The Lone Ranger, Tippie, Toots and Casper, Mickey Mouse... See More
October 7, 1939
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, October 7, 1939
* Adolph Hitler Reichstag speech
* Peace or war ? - WWII
This 18 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Hitler Offers Peace Proposal, Threatens Destructive War; 'Nothing Changed' says Britain" with subheads and photo of Hitler (see images).
This tells of Adolph Hitler's speech in whic... See More
November 6, 1939
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1939
* Jewish holocaust
* Nazi atrocities
* Early in World War II Europe
Page 7 has one column headings that include: "JEWS SAID TO FACE FAMINE IN POLAND" "1,500,000 in the German-Held Areas Are Reported to Have Been Condemned to Starve" "Flight To Soviet Barred" and more. (see) Coverage on the increasing hardships of the Jewish... See More
March 6, 1939
NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1939
* Mahatma Gandhi
* "Fast Unto Death"
* Jews and Aryans
* Separated from jobs
Two notable front page reports, the first with two column heads: "Germany Drafts Jews for Work; Sets Them Apart from 'Aryans' " "Aim Is to Meet Pledge Made to Rublee and to Free 'Germans' for 'State-Political' Jobs---... See More
September 18, 1939
THE NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN (EXTRA), NY, September 18, 1939 (single page only) A very displayable front page with the banner heading, "Reds Sweep INto Poland In Drive to Meet Nazi Army Today." The caption above a photo of in-pouring tanks reads, "Warsaw Leaders Flee Over Line to Rumania." The back page has a map if the region and a 4-column heading, "Poland Invaded... See More
December 1, 1939
BOSTON EVENING GLOBE, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1, 1939
* Helsinki Finland bombing
* World War II - WWII
This 44 page newspaper has a great banner headline above the masthead on the front page: "FINN CAPITAL ABLAZE" and more. This is coverage on the bombing of Helsinki, Finland by Russia. Nice item for display.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. minor margi... See More
September 28, 1939
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 28, 1939
This 24 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Say Warsaw Surrenders" with subheads that include: "POLISH CAPITAL'S CAPITULATION IS CLAIMED IN REICH" and more. (see)
Other news of the day with more on the early stages of World War II.
Light browning, otherwise good.... See More
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