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661951

Germany demands Jews to surrender their jewelry...

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February 24, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Feb. 24, 1939 



* The Jewish Holocaust in progress

* Jews ordered to give up valuables




A small report at the bottom of the front page reports a notable event from the early period of WWII: "Nazis Demand Jewish Jewelry" reading: "All German Jews and stateless Jews in Germany are required by an order published today to turn over their jewels, precio... See More  

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654672

Hitler drafts Jews for work... Gandhi weakens during his fast...

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March 06, 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  

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686970

Clark Gable & Carole Lombard marry in 1939....

Item #686970

March 30, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 30, 1939 



* Actor Clark Gable

* Actress Carole Lombard

* Marriage - wedding




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Gable and Carole Lombard Return to Bride's Home" with photo. (see)

Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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$44.00
639844

Nazi newspaper from what is now Slovenia, with a postage stamp & postmark...

Item #639844

May 01, 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  

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677331

Lead up to WWII... Poland Prepares...

Item #677331

August 24, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 24, 1939



* ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!

* Bing Crosby in "Star Maker"




The front page has: "ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!" This issue predates the start of WWII by less than a week. The front page has coverage of Germany and Russia's Treaty and Poland beginning "To Mobilize Her Reserve Troops".  This dramatic hea... See More  

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675124

SS Athenia torpedoed... America stays out of World War II...

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September 04, 1939

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Sept. 4, 1939 



* SS Athenia sinking (1st report)

* 1st British ship sunk by Germany

* World War II at the beginning

* Britain and France entering the war




The front page banner headline announces: "SHIP IS TORPEDOED" with subheads: "Declare War On Nazis" "Britain & France Put Mighty Forces Into Action When Hitler Spu... See More  

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683253

Nazis attack the Athenia... World War II begins...

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September 05, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 5, 1939 



* SS Athenia, 1st British ship sunk by Germany

* World War II at the beginning - WWII

* Britain and France entering the war




The front page has a banner heading: "Torpedoed Ship Survivors Reach Port; Tell of Horrors" with subheads. (see) More on page 4.

Complete with 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding hole... See More  

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683996

World War II breaks out in Europe... Graf Zeppelin ?...

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September 09, 1939

BOSTON AMERICAN, September 9, 1939 



* Graf Zeppelin blows up ???

* World War II WWII starts

* Nazis invasion on Poland

* Blitzkrieg




The front page features banner headlines: "BLOW UP GRAF ZEP" which is a interesting false report. And: "WOMEN 'DIG IN' AT WARSAW" with reporting on page 3.

Twenty-eights pages, a few binding slits along the spine, light tonin... See More  

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667143

HMS Courageous (50) sunk disaster...

Item #667143

September 18, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, September 18, 1939



* HMS Courageous (50) sinking

* Royal Navy aircraft carrier

* German submarine U-29 torpedo




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZI SUBMARINE SINKS BRITISH PLANE CARRIER" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the torpedo attack on the HMS Courageous in the opening weeks of World War II with t... See More  

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640547

HMS Courageous (50) sunk disaster...

Item #640547

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  

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568920

Nazis capture Warsaw Poland in 1939....

Item #568920

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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$32.00
677492

1939 Popeye & Mickey Mouse comics...

Item #677492

October 15, 1939

MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE (Sunday Comic Section only), October 13, 1940



* Popeye (Thimble Theatre)

*  Mickey Mouse & Pluto

* 8 pages of color comics




Offered is the Sunday Comics section which includes Popeye, Mickey Mouse, Blondie, Silly Symphony w/ Pluto The Pup (Walt Disney) among many more.

This section is incomplete with 8 of the 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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$30.00
676992

1939 Battle of the River Forth... Scotland...

Item #676992

October 16, 1939

BOSTON TRAVELER, Oct. 16, 1939



* Battle of the River Forth - Scotland

* Rosyth Dockyard, Firth of Forth

* German vs. British Air Forces




The top of the front page, above the masthead is a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "SCOTLAND RAIDED" with: "Nazi Fliers Strike Coast; Beaten Off" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, ... See More  

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667750

Winter War begins in 1939... Soviets invade Finland...

Item #667750

November 30, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 30, 1939



* Winter War begins

* Soviet Union - Soviets

* Finland invasion

* World War II




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUSSIANS BOMB HELSINGFORS; FIRES RAGE; HUNDREDS KILLED" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 34 pages, light toning, small binding holes along the spine, minor wear at the margins, gen... See More  

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$48.00
583656

1939 Bombing of Helsinki, Finland....

Item #583656

December 01, 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  

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$32.00
667693

Winter War begins in 1939... Soviets invade Finland...

Item #667693

December 01, 1939

THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, Dec. 1, 1939



* Winter War begins

* Soviet Union - Soviets

* Finland invasion

* World War II




The front page has a banner headline: "Russians Open Furious Attack On Helsinki; Finns Put Up Stubborn Fight; Roosevelt Castigates Reds" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally ... See More  

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$39.00
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