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World War II lend-lease program... Byron Nelson....

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September 03, 1940

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1940

* Lend Lease Program (1st report)
* World War II relief - U.S. Destroyers
* Byron Nelson - PGA golf championship

This 16 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "U. S. TRADES DESTROYERS FOR AIR BASES" with subheads. 

Also two column headlines on page 10 include: "Nelson Edges Out Snead on 36th Hole by One Up" and more with related photo. 

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Good condition.

wikipedia notes: Lend-Lease was the name of the program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China, France and other Allied nations with vast amounts of war material between 1941 and 1945 in return for, in the case of Britain, military bases in Newfoundland, Bermuda and the British West Indies. It began in March 1941, nine months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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