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702548

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

Item #702548

March 06, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1939 



* Mahatma Gandhi - "Fast Unto Death"

* Jews and Aryans - separated at work




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---'100-a-... See More  

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701868

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

Item #701868

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: "ATHENIA REPORTED SHELLED" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, gene... See More  

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$48.00
697622

Digital Image: Very dramatic front page on Germany's invasion of Poland...

Item #697622

September 01, 1939

High-resolution digital image of the NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN--EXTRA, Sept. 1, 1939 (dramatic front page)



* World War II begins -- initial start

* Adolf Hitler defies the World




This 600 DPI digital image was taken from the original. It was one of the most dramatic front-page presentation covering the onset of WWII we had ever seen, and although it has sold, we thought others might like
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$15.00
693040

World War II has begun with Hitler's invasion of Poland...

Item #693040

September 01, 1939

THE KNOXVILLE JOURNAL, Tennessee, Sept. 1, 1939



* World War II begins -- initial start

* Adolph Hitler defies the World

* FRONT LEAF ONLY ******




The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "GERMANY OPENS WARFARE; Hitler Tells Nazis To Meet Force With Force; 4 Polish Towns Bombed; Blockade Formed" with subheads and map. (see) This marks the beginning of World War II in E... See More  

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687569

Assassination attempt upon Adolf Hitler...

Item #687569

November 09, 1939

SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 9, 1939



* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt

* Pre Operation Valkyrie


* Bürgerbräukeller - George Elser




The two-line banner headline announces: "HITLER ESCAPES DEATH BY BOMB; 6 DIE, 61 HURT" with a photo showing Hitler: "In Munich Beer Cellar...". The subhead notes: "Blast Wrecks Munich Hall Shortly After Lead... See More  

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683996

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

Item #683996

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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675124

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

Item #675124

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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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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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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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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$39.00
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
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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