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World War II has begun with Hitler's invasion of Poland...
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September 01, 1939
TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, Sept. 1, 1939
* World War II begins -- initial start
* Adolph Hitler defies the World
The banner headline announces: "HITLER ISSUES ORDERS TO ARMY TO MEET POLISH FORCE BY FORCE" with a subhead: "Reds Head For Berlin To Talk War Alliance; Hitler To Speak Today". Also featured is a map headed: "How Experts See War Strategy in Europe---If Strife Comes".
This marks the beginning of World War II in Europe, the United States not entering the war until the attack upon Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.
Complete in 38 pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.
Category: The 20th Century