World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Sunday, January 7, 1940
Day 129

January 7, 1940: Front page of The People, London, England.
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January 7, 1940: Front page of the Sunday Pictorial, London, England.
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January 7, 1940: The report in full from the Sunday Pictorial.
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January 7, 1940: Front page of The Sydney Sun, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Note the headline: "Pirates' £18,000,000 Treasure Found On Pacific Isle"
(This report is about the Loot of Lima, now known as the Treasure of Lima. It took until April to confirm that the treasure had not been found. To this day it has still not been found.)


January 7, 1940: Front page of The Hammond Times, Hammond, Indiana.
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January 7, 1940: Front page of The Escanaba Daily Press, Escanaba, Michigan.
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January 7, 1940: Front page of The Helena Independent, Helena, Montana.
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January 7, 1940: Front page of the Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada.
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Page published January 7, 2021