World War II As It Happened
A MaritimeQuest Daily Event Special Presentation
Saturday, March 2, 1940
Day 184

March 2, 1940: Front page of Midland Daily Telegraph, Coventry, England.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of The Daily Mail, Hull, England.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of the Evening Telegraph and Post, Dundee, Scotland.
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Note the report in column 4: "93,000 People Died in U.S. Accidents Last Year"
(The report sites the biggest cause as automobile accidents with 32,600 deaths. In 2020 there were over 20,000 deaths in automobiles in the U.S.)


March 2, 1940: Front page of the Press and Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of The Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
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Note the report at bottom left: "Bitter Italian Attack On Nazi Inhumanity"


March 2, 1940: Front page of the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Note the report in column 5: "Communist Speakers Beaten Up"


March 2, 1940: Front page of The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of Haarlem's Dagblad, Haarlem, Netherlands.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of the Butte Montana Standard, Butte, Montana.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of The Bakersfield Californian, Bakersfield, California.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of The Helena Independent, Helena, Montana.
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March 2, 1940: Front page of the Syracuse Herald-Journal, Syracuse, New York.
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March 2, 1940: Cartoon from The Evening Gazette, Xenia, Ohio.
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(Just a little light humor. This cartoon is related to the Feb. 22 report of the selection of the Dalai Lama.)


March 2, 1940: Front page of the Teltower Kriesblatt, Teltow, Germany.
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1. Neue erfolgreiche deutsche Luftangriffe.
(Successful German air attacks.)


March 2, 1940: Front page of the Hamburger Neueste Zeitung, Altona, Hamburg, Germany.
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1. Moskau zur Kriegslage.
(Moscow on the war situation.)



   
Page published March 2, 2021