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Eve of World War II... Poland on edge...

Item # 662400

August 31, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Final Morning Extra!, August 31, 1939 

* World War II about to start (eve) 
* Adolph Hitler defying World 
* Poland attacked the next day

The front page has a nice headline: "IT'S STILL 0 TO 0; London Thinks It's on Road to Peace but Hitler Gives Sweeping Decree Power to New War Board" with subheads. (see) Germany would attack Poland the next day, starting World War II.
Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp and label within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, small archival mend along the bottom margin, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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