World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday, October 22, 1939
Day 52

October 22, 1939: Front page of The People, London, England.
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October 22, 1939: Front page of The Sunday Post, Glasgow, Scotland.

Note the story in column 2: "Merchantman Bags U-boat"
(This could describe the destruction of U-45 on Oct. 14th, but the details are somewhat embellished.)
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October 22, 1939: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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October 22, 1939: Front page of the Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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October 22, 1939: Front page of The Hammond Times, Hammond, Indiana.
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October 22, 1939: Front page of The Port Arthur News, Port Arthur, Texas.
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